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Governor Walz Orders Health Care Providers to Postpone Elective Surgeries and Procedures to Prioritize COVID-19 Response

KYMN Radio - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 1:47pm

  [ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-09, ordering health care providers to postpone elective surgeries and procedures, including non-emergent elective dental procedures, to focus health care capacity and equipment on responding to COVID-19 cases and other emergencies. Read full release: Emergency Executive Order 20-09_FINAL_As_Filed

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Census counts for colleges, young children challenged by coronavirus

Northfield News - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 1:00pm
While another global pandemic, H1N1, was winding down ahead of the last U.S. Census, novel coronavirus COVID-19 is on the rise and continuing to spread as the 2020 count gets underway — posing outreach challenges for local organizers, while also…
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1st Covid case in Rice Co.; NH&C Underdahl discusses their response and offers advice; Nfld City leaders implement protocols to ensure essential services;Nfld Schools deliver on childcare and nutrition; Rice Co. courthouse restrictions

KYMN Radio - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director Rice County Public Health was notified late yesterday by the Minnesota Department of Health of a lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rice County. Limited information indicates the confirmed case is linked to recent international travel and was seen on an outpatient basis.Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) staff will be working

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CANCELLED Charter Commission Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 10:21am
Event date: March 26, 2020
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

CANCELLED Economic Development Authority Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 10:13am
Event date: March 26, 2020
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

CANCELLED Council Employment Policy Committee Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 10:13am
Event date: March 19, 2020
Event Time: 04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

CANCELLED Northfield Hospital + Clinics Board Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 10:13am
Event date: March 19, 2020
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location:
2000 North Ave
Northfield, MN 55057

Northfield Hospital and Clinics CEO Steve Underdahl covid-19 update

KYMN Radio - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 9:27am

NH&C President and CEO, Steve Underdahl, updates the community on a variety of topics regarding the coronavirus, Covid-19, their response, what’s open, what’s not, what’s restricted and more.

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Northfield Hospital and Clinics bars visitors under 18 to combat the coronavirus

Northfield News - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 8:43am
Northfield Hospital and Clinics is not allowing visitors under the age of 18 to visit their health facilities as it seeks to protect patients and staff from possible coronavirus exposure.
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First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rice County

Northfield News - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 8:15am
Rice County has its first-lab confirmed case of COVID-19.
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Rice County closes access to government offices

Northfield News - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 7:59am
<&firstgraph>Rice County Administrator Sara Folsted, in a Thursday morning notice, announced most county buildings will be closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Rice County reports first case of confirmed Covid-19

KYMN Radio - Thu, 03/19/2020 - 5:24am

Posted on: March 18, 2020 First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Rice County Rice County Public Health was notified late on March 18th by the Minnesota Department of Health of a lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rice County. Limited information indicates the confirmed case is linked to recent international travel and was seen on

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Northfield businesses convulse as COVID-19 looms

Northfield News - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 6:00pm
COVID-19 has shaken businesses in Northfield, spurring a boom for some and sinking others.
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Superintendent Matt Hillmann update 3-18-20

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 5:35pm

Northfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann updated the community on the first day of childcare for those whose parents are healthcare workers and first responders. And also how the first day of their nutrition rolled out.

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With shortage of materials, local hospitals limit COVID-19 testing

Northfield News - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 5:00pm
There is a nationwide shortage of testing materials for coronavirus and COVID-19, and it’s affecting area hospitals and clinics. After a memo from the Minnesota Department of Health called for local health care facilities to use materials judiciously, many in…
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Census counts for colleges, young children challenged by coronavirus

Northfield News - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 4:40pm
While another global pandemic, H1N1, was winding down ahead of the last U.S. Census, novel coronavirus COVID-19 is on the rise and continuing to spread as the 2020 count gets underway — posing outreach challenges for local organizers, while also…
Categories: Local News

Hospitals announce restrictions, as many fear health care shortage

Northfield News - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 4:15pm
Allina Health and the Mayo Clinic Health System have announced sweeping restrictions to restrict visitor access and conserve resources amid fears that COVID-19 could soon overwhelm the capacity of the state’s health system.
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County attorneys, sheriffs and jails take extreme measures in COVID-19 crisis

Northfield News - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 3:45pm
<&firstgraph>In a rare balancing act between public safety and public health, two area counties have released nine low-risk detainees from its jails in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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List of all types of businesses closed by order of Gov. Walz

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 2:50pm

[From Bring Me the News] Governor Tim Walz on Monday took extreme measures in an attempt to keep people from congregating to flatten the curve of the coronavirus outbreak in Minnesota.  While restaurants and bars being temporarily banned from having customers inside, there is a heaping load of other businesses and activities included in the mitigation

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Governor Walz Signs Three Executive Orders on COVID-19

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/18/2020 - 2:21pm

Orders support state employees affected by COVID-19, lift certain regulations for vehicles providing emergency relief, and protect veterans from the spread of COVID-19  [ST. PAUL, MN] —Governor Walz signed Executive Order 20-03, Executive Order 20-06, and Executive Order 20-07 to further strengthen Minnesota’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Governor Walz signed Executive Order 20-06 to exempt vehicles and drivers

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