Tag: vaccine

Federal Vaccine Mandate Impacts ABW School District

Ada, MN — The Ada-Borup-West School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday morning, January 11th. A big of the discussions was the updated CDC quarantine guidelines and new Federal vaccine mandate that impacts employers with more than 100 employees, which includes the Ada-Borup-West School District. Superintendent Aaron Cook says they were hoping the…
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January 12, 2022 0

Essentia Health to follow new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine guidelines 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Jan. 7, 2022  Essentia Health to follow new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine guidelines  Essentia Health will start following new COVID-19 vaccine guidelines laid out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday. This comes as the more transmissible omicron variant grips much of the country.   The CDC has expanded the…
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January 8, 2022 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

3rd Doses & Boosters for COVID-19 Vaccine Available for those Eligible in Traill County

Hillsboro, ND — Booster shots and 3rd Doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are now available in Traill County and Traill District Health is encouraging those eligible to schedule an appointment for their booster or get the first dose if you still haven’t done so. COVID-19 is still surging in North Dakota and hospitals are nearing…
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October 6, 2021 0

Representative Rob Ecklund in Studio

Representative Rob Ecklund was in the Studio, and we discuss ATV trail issues in the borderland, as well as his thoughts on a special session and how things are turning in the fight over Covid-19 and vaccines.

October 4, 2021 0

NMPH: Trust the Facts When It Comes to COVID Vaccine

Ada, MN — The truth about the effectiveness COVID-19 vaccination is in the data. Data from the CDC and from local hospitals remains consistent in showing that those who are vaccinated are less likely to get COVID, and more importantly less likely to become hospitalized. The North Dakota Department of Health released data this past…
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September 27, 2021 0

Students Who Want Vaccine Should Do So Soon to Avoid Quarantines When School Starts

Ada, MN — With the start of school roughly six weeks away, Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is encouraging students who want to be vaccinated to get the shot now if they want to avoid risking quarantines, especially for those involved in sports and extra-curricular activities. Tracy Johnson, school nurse for Ada-Borup-West and Norman County East Schools,…
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July 28, 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

Moderna or Pfizer for Second Doses

As per the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) guidance, the Pfizer and ModernaCOVID-19 vaccines can be interchanged for first and second doses.For second doses, the public may not receive the same brand of mRNA vaccine as their first dose,depending on supply at the local clinic. “Using a different brand of vaccine to complete a…
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June 9, 2021 0

Traill District Health Unit Talks Moving Forward Post Pandemic

Hillsboro, ND — Traill County appears to be back in “new normal” conditions with the end of their mask mandate, businesses restrictions removed, and vaccinations on the rise. According to Traill District Health Unit, roughly 60% of the county have received their first dose and around 50% have completed the vaccination process. Brenda Stallman with…
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May 20, 2021 0