Tag: Covid Vaccine

MDH extends community outreach to help those most impacted by COVID-19

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has contracted with 48 community partners to help those most impacted by COVID-19 get vaccinated, improve health and recover from the effects of the disease. The contracts extend MDH’s existing pandemic work with COVID-19 Community Coordinators. The community coordinators serve communities hit hardest by COVID-19, including communities of color,…
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January 22, 2023 0

Koochiching Covid-19 update for County

The Koochiching County Board met yesterday morning in regular session. On the agenda was a Covid update for the county, which was provided via a zoom connection. Kathy LaFrance

September 29, 2021 0

Vaccine Bus returns to International Falls

The MDH/BCBS vaccine bus will be back in the area with the Johnson and Johnson single dose Covid-19 vaccine. This is the last time they will be in the area due to the fact they are ceasing operation of the mobile vaccine unit after August. They will be at the PCA Training Center parking lot…
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August 13, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Board Talks Delta Variant, Zoning Issues in August 10 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board held its first regular meeting of the month of August on Tuesday. The board began by discussing a resolution to study certain zoning issues. Administrator Tim Houle explained the resolution, which would gather data on two separate zoning issues: the issue of zoning applications that contain private…
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August 12, 2021 0

Koochiching County Vaccine numbers slightly low.

County Health and Human Services Director Kathy LaFrance. LaFrance reported that the number of people getting Vaccines in the county has fallen off compared to when vaccines were first available. “We were hoping to see a lot of young people, but that is the population most likely not to get a vaccination,” she said. “That…
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July 6, 2021 0

NWHU Youth eligible for Covid Vaccine.

Eligibility for second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine has expanded. Anyone who meets the criteria belowshould book an appointment for their second dose, including those aged 12-17 years old. As Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) winds down their large-scale clinics, now is the time to get either your first or second dose of the vaccine. The…
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July 2, 2021 0

Matt Doucette from GuidePoint Pharmacy talks COVID-19 vaccines, packaging, Fair

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/18/21) (Aitkin, MN) — We recently were afforded the opportunity to catch up with Dr. Matt Doucette of GuidePoint Pharmacy of Aitkin in the past year has forced many changes and implemented programs to help curve COVID-19. Doucette spoke on how the past year has given them more stance in the…
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June 18, 2021 0

Multiple Active Cases of COVID-19 Variant Reported in Morrison County

On Tuesday, March 30th, Morrison County reported seeing an increase in active COVID-19 cases and multiple active cases of the variant strain known as B.1.1.7., which was first identified in the United Kingdom in the fall of 2020 and was detected in the U.S. at the end of 2020. Morrison County Public Health reported in…
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April 4, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare now offering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone 16 or older

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — In accordance with the latest Minnesota vaccine eligibility guidelines that became effective March 30th, Riverwood Healthcare Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 or older. Vaccination clinics are being established on a weekly cycle primarily in Aitkin with some being set up in McGregor.…
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April 2, 2021 0

Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter talks winter sports, reductions, enrollment in monthly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter noted changes coming to the District with reductions, upcoming events, and the success of the winter sports seasons, with our monthly conversation. Stifter says the District has celebrated their qualifiers in Wrestling, Dance, and Hockey in the last few weeks, thanks…
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March 31, 2021 0