Covid 19

COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html

Minnesota Department of Health:

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html

Wisconsin Department of Health Services:

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/coronavirus.htm

World Health Organization (WHO):

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

COVID-19 Symptoms

According to the World Health Organization common signs of infection include:

  • respiratory symptoms
  • fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • breathing difficulties

Prevention Recommendations

According to the World Health Organization standard recommendations to prevent the spread of infection include:

  • regular hand washing
  • covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing
  • throw tissue into closed bin immediately after use
  • avoid close contact with others when experiencing cough and fever
  • avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth

Northland Cancellations, Postponements Due to COVID-19

To add your cancellation to this list, email news@fox21online.com. *UPDATE - March 17: Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has ordered a statewide ban on all gatherings of more than 10 people as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 and closed all…

Students Face Financial Impact of Coronavirus

SUPERIOR, Wis. - As the pandemic continues, students across the country are getting hit hard financially, including over at UWS. The rapid transition to remote learning left some students struggling to meet financial obligations…

60-Percent Chance Tribute Fest Will Be Canceled

DULUTH, Minn. - The 12th annual Tribute Fest at Bayfront Park is waiting to see what DECC officials decide for its music weekend at the end of August. There's a 60-percent chance the event…

Summer Events Postponed in the Northland

TWIN PORTS - One after the other. While large events like the Minnesota state fair have been canceled due to COVID-19, others right here in the Northland are also being hit by the virus. The…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Tuesday, May 26

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 21,960 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Tuesday morning and 18 new deaths bringing the death total to 899 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 209,898 tests have…

COVID-19 Related Deaths in Wisconsin Surpass 500

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin has gone over 500 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus, according to state Department of Health Services figures released Saturday. The report showed 481 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, for a total of 14,877, and…

City of Duluth Asks for Mask Donations by Youth

DULUTH, Minn. - The city of Duluth is asking kids to design masks in response to COVID-19. To normalize wearing masks, the city of Duluth has partnered with organizations like Essentia Health, St. Luke's, the…

Head of the Lakes Fair Update

SUPERIOR, Wis. - Leadership says that in order for the fair to happen, they need to make sure that everything is as clean as possible. They say they're going to have to work closely with…

Minnesota to Offer Free COVID-19 Testing This Weekend

DULUTH, Minn. - Six National Guard Armory locations throughout Minnesota will offer free COVID-19 during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Minnesota National Guard members will be able to collect roughly 2,000 samples per day across the six sites. “Testing, tracing,…

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