Tag: Norman-Mahnomen Public Health

RSV Impacting the Community

Ada, MN — Sickness is making its rounds through the community and in a variety of different forms. While that’s not new coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, COVID is perhaps of least concern at the moment. Nurse Tracy Johnson of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health says of all the different illnesses impacting the community right now,…
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November 30, 2022 0

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Recommends Annual Well-Child Check Ups Before School

Ada, MN — With just over a month before school starts, Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is reminding parents to make sure your child has their necessary immunizations and conducted the required physicals before they head back to class. In addition to what’s required, Tracy Johnson with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health recommends a well-child check up every year.…
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August 1, 2022 0

Impact Coalition Brings Back Sticker Shock Campaign for 4th of July Weekend

Ada, MN — The 4th of July weekend is a busy one for the local liquor stores as folks stock up on beer and liquor on their way to the lakes and backyard celebrations. Some of those cases of beer will once again have an important reminder for adults this weekend: Don’t buy alcohol for…
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July 1, 2022 0

Stay Cool During the Fair to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses

Ada, MN — The heat continues today on day of the Norman County Fair and Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is encouraging fairgoers to take some extra steps prevent heat-related illness while out at the fair today. Kim Myers with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health most importantly stay cool and stay hydrated. Drinking water isn’t just good for keeping…
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June 24, 2022 0

KRJB Kaleidoscope Program: Tammy Carlsrud of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health

Listen to the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program from Monday, April 25th, 2022 featuring Tammy Carlsrud of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health. Tammy chats about May being Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month. Norman-Mahnomen Public Health joins the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program on the 4th Monday of each month. The Kaleidoscope Program is broadcast weekdays at 9am on 106.5 KRJB and is…
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April 25, 2022 0

COVID-19 Testing Still Widely Available

Ada, MN — While we transition out of the pandemic, demand for COVID-19 testing has dwindled, but the opportunity to get tested is still widely available for those who need it. Sarah Kjono with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health says they have a good supply of at-home antigen tests available that can be picked up by request…
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March 31, 2022 0

COVID or Not, Stay Home If You Are Sick

Twin Valley, MN — It’s not just COVID anymore, illnesses of all kinds are making their rounds at area schools this winter causing schools to reiterate the importance of good hygiene and staying home when you’re sick. During the Norman County East School News this week, K-12 Principal Dustin Flaten says they continue to do…
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January 11, 2022 0

Practice Mindfulness to Ease Stress During the Holidays

Ada, MN — The holiday season can be a very stressful time a year, whether you’re worried about finances, have social anxiety issues, or worried about cooking. However, practicing mindfulness can help you relieve some of that stress by teaching you to live in the moment. According to Mayo Clinic, mindfulness is a type of…
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November 22, 2021 0

Halloween Safety Reminders

Mahnomen, MN — With Halloween coming up this weekend, our local community health and safety community leaders are encouraging children as well as motorists to exercise caution when out and about trick-or-treating this Sunday. Kristy Rott with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health recommends trick-or-treaters travel in groups and make efforts to be visible if out after dark.…
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October 29, 2021 0

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Hosting Walk-In COVID-19 Booster Shot Clinics

Twin Valley, MN — Norman-Mahnomen Public Health will be holding a series of WALK IN (no appointment required) Moderna booster dose clinics in the coming week, starting with one today (Wednesday, October 27th) from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Twin Valley Community Center for those individuals who fall into the high-risk categories and are six months…
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October 27, 2021 0