Coronavirus

Local & Regional News

Owners put forth a plan to use sidewalk and street space for diners
The state recorded an additional 33 coronavirus related deaths Wednesday
Minnesota's health commissioner says the money will help prepare the state for a rise in cases in the coming weeks
The diagnosis came as a "complete surprise" to the parish as they had not been holding in-person masses
Capacity and seating restrictions will be in place
The person who died was in their 40's
Stearns County has a total of 1,782 coronavirus cases and ten related deaths
The testing was done on all asymptomatic employees and residents.
Children from families with addiction have higher stress levels
Local area also sees small uptick in case count

National News Stories

Remembering the victims of COVID-19 as death toll reaches 100,000

May 27, 2020

The U.S. hit a grim milestone this week: 100,000 people have died from coronavirus since the start of the pandemic. The first death was 111 days ago. Each of those deaths deserves to be remembered, not as victims of COVID-19, but as people who were loved …

CDC warns against accuracy of antibody tests

May 27, 2020

"Serologic test results should not be used to make decisions about returning persons to the workplace," the CDC added on its site.

Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

May 27, 2020

Kramer, an Academy Award nominee, was best known for his public fight to secure medical treatment, acceptance and civil rights for people with AIDS. He died Wednesday of pneumonia.

Preliminary results from 2 leading vaccine trials show promise

May 27, 2020

There's encouraging news from the two leading experimental coronavirus vaccine trials. Researchers in both trials have reported the presence of antibodies in volunteers after injecting them with experimental vaccines. Charlie D'Agata reports in the series…

Race for coronavirus vaccines stokes a biotech stock bubble

May 27, 2020

Biotech stocks like Moderna and Novavax are up as much as 1,200% this year as Wall Street bets on coronavirus cures.

Latest Information from CDC

Cases in U.S.

May 27, 2020

Cases in U.S.

Households Living in Close Quarters

May 27, 2020

This guidance is intended for people living together in close quarters, such as people who share a small apartment, or for people who live in the same household with large or extended families.

Funeral Guidance for Individuals and Families

May 27, 2020

Funeral Guidance for Individuals and Families

COVID-19 Forecasts: New Hospitalizations

May 26, 2020

COVID-19 Forecasts: New Hospitalizations

Disinfecting your home if someone is sick

May 26, 2020

As part of your everyday prevention actions clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. For example: tables, countertops, light switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles.

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

May 26, 2020

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations

Staffing Resources

May 26, 2020

Staffing Resources

Testing in the U.S.

May 26, 2020

Testing in the U.S.

Travelers from Countries with Widespread Sustained (Ongoing) Transmission Arriving in the United States

May 26, 2020

Depending on your travel history, you will be asked to stay home for a period of 14 days from the time you left an area with widespread or ongoing community spread.

Key Resources

May 26, 2020

Key Resources