CORONAVIRUS

LOCAL & REGIONAL NEWS STORIES

The Department of Health plans to be in Detroit Lakes this Thursday thru Saturday (Sept. 24-26) and in Osage and Ponsford next week.
After cancelling all practices and competition after a staff member at DLHS tested positive for COVID-19, high school athletics have been cleared to practice and compete effective immediately.
The Minnesota Department of Health says children must quarantine for 14 days even with a negative test for COVID-19 "because they could develop COVID-19 for up to 14 days."
Essentia Health will now allow indoor visitation at Lincoln Park Senior Apartments, Winchester Senior Apartments and Lincoln Park Assisted Living.
Jason McCoy, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator with PartnerSHIP 4 Health says, "COVID needs to ride something into your lungs, that's why we're wearing masks, with vaping you're inhaling chemicals into…

NATIONAL NEWS STORIES

Trump claims COVID "affects virtually nobody" as U.S. deaths hit 200K

Sep 22, 2020

The United States has for many months had the highest number of infections and deaths in the world.

U.S. surpasses 200,000 coronavirus deaths

Sep 22, 2020

The U.S. leads the world in coronavirus deaths and still has the most cases in the world, with over 6.8 million people sickened by the virus since January.

Amid anti-COVID efforts, South Africa "didn't have a flu season"

Sep 22, 2020

One senior public health official credits basic measures like masks and hand washing with giving South Africa a virtually flu-free year.

CDC changes, then removes, COVID-19 airborne transmission guidance as U.S. death toll nears 200,000

Sep 22, 2020

As the U.S. nears 200,000 deaths from COVID-19, the CDC issues, then quickly removes, critical guidance on how the virus spreads. This confusion follows the agency's other shifting guidance on wearing masks and testing asymptomatic people. Dr. David Agus …

28-year-old doctor dies from COVID-19, family says

Sep 22, 2020

Adeline Fagan was an OB/GYN starting her second year of residency in Texas when she began showing symptoms.

How does coronavirus spread? When will a vaccine be available? Your questions, answered

Sep 22, 2020

Here are answers to some of your questions about COVID-19 as the U.S. sees a spike in new cases.

A helping hand: Nonprofit aims to aid special needs students

Sep 22, 2020

As American children return to classrooms this fall, the pandemic has drastically changed the environment for learning. Children with special needs are having a more difficult time adapting to distance learning. One newly-formed nonprofit on New York's Lo…

Nurses and doctors discuss lingering mental health issues as a result of COVID-19 pandemic

Sep 22, 2020

As the number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. nears 200,000, it's taking a serious toll on doctors and nurses. CBS News senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula spoke to health care professionals about how the pandemic is affecting their mental and …

"Broken" health care workers share huge mental toll of COVID-19

Sep 22, 2020

"I close my eyes and I see the patient that I took care of last. I see the image… just images of suffering," a nurse said. "I think that's gonna scar me for life."

Justice Ginsburg to lie in state as nation mourns her loss

Sep 22, 2020

The Supreme Court and the country will pay tribute to late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died at the age of 87. Ginsburg will lie in repose at the court Wednesday and Thursday, after a private service Wednesday morning for her family, close friends and…

LATEST INFORMATION FROM CDC

Cases & Deaths by County

Sep 22, 2020

Cases & Deaths by County

Cases in the U.S.

Sep 22, 2020

Cases in U.S.

Print Resources

Sep 21, 2020

Print Resources

Holiday Celebrations

Sep 20, 2020

Holiday Celebrations

Contact Tracing Workflow in a non-US setting

Sep 20, 2020

Contact Tracing Workflow in a non-US setting

Staffing Resources

Sep 20, 2020

Staffing Resources

FAQs for Wildland Firefighters

Sep 20, 2020

FAQs for Wildland Firefighters

How COVID-19 Spreads

Sep 20, 2020

How COVID-19 Spreads

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country

Sep 20, 2020

COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Country