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

Angler's Isolation: Fishing on the Brule River

BRULE, Wis.- Since solitary outdoor activities in state parks are considered essential in Governor Tony Evers's Safer-at-Home order, some anglers took advantage of that, casting their rods on the Brule River. The babbling brooks…

Wussow's Adds Drive-Thru Window

DULUTH, Minn.-- Wussow's Concert Cafe in West Duluth had to lay off all of their employees due to the state's Coronavirus regulations. So owner Jason Wussow and his wife Tina got creative to keep…

Mission Creek Church Hosts Pop-Up Pantry

DULUTH, Minn.-- Ruby's Pantry has been helping people in the Northland get affordable groceries. Today they were lending a hand at mission creek church in Fond du Lac. Ruby's hosted a pop-up pantry there.…

Minnesota Officials Report Fifth Coronavirus Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Health on Saturday confirmed the state's fifth death from the coronavirus. The recent health department report shows that COVID-19 cases have increased to 441, up 43 from Friday, with 30 patients hospitalized. The…

City Prepares For Snow in the Weekend Forecast

DULUTH, Minn. - With more snow in the forecast for the Northland, city officials tell us plow drivers are at full capacity and are prepared to hit the roads. Crews are continuing to pay…

Canal Park Brewing Offers Beer Delivery

DULUTH, Minn. - While many local restaurants have found ways to make their foods available for delivery and curbside service, some local breweries will now deliver beer right to your door. Starting Friday,…

2020 Duluth Dylan Festival Canceled

DULUTH, Minn. - The 2020 Duluth Dylan Festival is the latest event to be canceled because of the Coronavirus. This year's festival was supposed to run May 16-24, which would have been Bob…

Freezer Sales Jump As Pandemic Continues

DULUTH, Minn - Appliance stores are getting a little more business these days. Freezer sales are skyrocketing as the coronavirus pandemic continues around the world. As people are spending more time indoors, they are purchasing…

Shipping Takes Precautions for COVID-19

DULUTH, Minn. - The shipping industry is yet another sector that is being impacted by the coronavirus. The Duluth Seaway Port Authority tells us that several precautions are being taken in the midst of the…

Douglas County Confirms New Cases of COVID-19

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Wis. - Douglas County Public Health says there are now five individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the county. Additionally, the public health department says three other family members are symptomatic but have not been tested…

Two More COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Minnesota

(FOX 9) - Two more people have died from the coronavirus in Minnesota, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to four since the outbreak began.  As of Friday, there are now 398 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, although…

COVID-19 Death Reported in Gogebic County

GOGEBIC COUNTY, Mich. - The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department received notice on Thursday of the area’s first COVID-19 related death. WUPHD says the elderly male was a resident of Gogebic County and did have underlying health issues. He was…

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