Tag: testing

CWD Sampling Requirements During Deer Hunting Season

Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding deer hunters that CWD sampling is occurring in the Climax management zone, Deer Permit Area (DPA) 661 and  the adjacent surveillance zone (DPAs 256, 257, 262 and 265) beginning with archery season  (Sept. 17) and continuing throughout the deer seasons.   CWD sampling is…
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September 28, 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

Essentia Health reminding people of best practices for COVID-19 testing

With COVID-19 cases on the rise due to the highly transmissible omicron variant, Essentia Health is encouraging people to get tested using one of our various testing methods.  If you are having mild cold symptoms and aren’t sure if it’s COVID, please do not go to emergency departments or urgent care centers for a COVID…
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January 7, 2022 0

As COVID Cases Trend Similar to Last Fall, Demand for Testing Reaches All-Time High

Ada, MN — COVID-19 and it’s Delta Variant is continuing to spread at a rate that is similar to what we saw at it’s peak in November 2020. Sarah Kjono of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health joined KRJB for COVID-19 Conversation this past week and she compared some of the current data to last fall. Testing for…
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October 11, 2021 0

Covid-19 Test from Home

Some COVID-19 tests can be done entirely at home and do not have to go to a lab for processing. This is a way for people to test themselves quickly for COVID•19 without going to a testing site or medical provider. People who get a positive test result can take action right away, such as…
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September 27, 2021 0

Despite Pandemic, Hillsboro School Shows Growth Through NWEA Testing

Hillsboro, ND — Studies show that students learn the most while in the classroom, so when schools went into distance learning a little under a year ago and utilized a variety of learning modes this school year, there was fear that there would be learning loss. However, if the results from the standardized testing at…
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March 3, 2021 0

Representative Rob Ecklund joins ahead of Caucus, Special Session

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (12/4/2020) One month removed from November’s re-election, Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show on Friday. In the midst of the second state-wide shutdown of 2020, a cry for help from small businesses has the ear of Governor Tim Walz. Rep. Rob Ecklund explained how a budget surplus may…
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December 4, 2020 0

NWHU: Stay home after being tested for COVID-19

November 24, 2020 Stay home after being tested for COVID-19 Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) reminds the public to self-isolate after being tested for COVID-19 to prevent the spread of the virus. Anyone with symptoms is encouraged to gettested, but it is vital that they self-isolate by staying at home and away from others until they…
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November 24, 2020 0

Aitkin County Health & Human Services meets with Board of Commissioners

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/28/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health & Human Services held their monthly meeting with the Board of Commissioners with updates from Director Cynthia Bennett and talks on COVID-19. Director Bennett spoke about her recent activity leading up to the November 3rd Election and the State’s passing of the Public Works…
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October 28, 2020 0

Community COVID-19 Testing wraps up today in Aitkin

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/15/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Thursday is the final day of COVID-19 Community Testing in Aitkin from the Journey North Church but the testing will be able to substantiate numbers in the immediate future that have an effect on schools in keeping students in the classroom. Our conservation from earlier this week…
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October 15, 2020 0