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:

Most common symptoms:

  • fever.
  • dry cough.
  • tiredness.

Less common symptoms:

  • aches and pains.
  • sore throat.
  • diarrhea.
  • conjunctivitis.
  • headache.
  • loss of taste or smell.
  • a rash on the skin, or discoloration of fingers or toes.

Serious symptoms:

  • difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.
  • chest pain or pressure.
  • loss of speech or movement.

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

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Tuesday, September 15

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 85,351 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Tuesday morning and 5 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,927 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 1,733,292 tests have…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Monday, September 14

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 84,949 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Monday morning and 3 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,922 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 1,724,779 tests have…

Denfeld Day Treatment Center Reopens

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Walz Extends COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Tim Walz signed an Executive Order Friday extending the COVID-19 peacetime emergency through at least October 12. The peacetime emergency gives the state flexibility in responding to evolving issues stemming from COVID-19. “My top priority…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Friday, September 11

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 82,716 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Friday morning and 13 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,897 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 1,665,328 tests have…

World Suicide Prevention Day Brings Awareness

DULUTH, Minn. - According to the World Health Organization, about 800,000 people die every year to suicide. And now those statistics are taking center stage across the globe as it's World Suicide Prevention Day.…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Thursday, September 10

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 82,249 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Thursday morning and 15 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,884 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 1,646,961 tests have…

Us Layoffs Remain Elevated as Job Market’s Gains Weaken

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New Apartment Complex Coming to Hermantown

HERMANTOWN, Minn. - One local developer has begun work on an apartment project in Hermantown, which is set to open in 2021. P&R Companies of Duluth has begun building a facility with 149 units…

COVID Case Discovered at Esko High School

ESKO, Minn. - As schools continue to open across the Northland, we are learning one school has had a student test positive for the coronavirus. Esko had its first day of school on Tuesday and…

Democrats Respond to Donald Trump Jr.'s Visit

DULUTH, Minn. - As the Trump campaign continues to ramp up across Minnesota, local DFL leaders are responding. Earlier today, they held a virtual conference to address Donald Trump Jr.'s…

Updated COVID-19 Numbers: Wednesday, September 9

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials reported 81,868 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state Wednesday morning and 7 new deaths bringing the death total to 1,869 in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health website, 1,621,174 tests have…

Healthpartners Suspends Recruiting in COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota health care provider has suspended its successful recruitment of participants in a coronavirus vaccine trial while its maker investigates whether a recipient’s “potentially unexplained” illness is a side effect of the shot. The trial…

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