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Mahnomen County Leads the State in Vaccination Percentage

By Sue Gruman Kraft Mahnomen County leads in the state of Minnesota with the highest percentage of its population vaccinated. According to the MN Department of Health website: With regards to vaccine distribution, as of January 31, Mahnomen County, with a population estimated at 5,506 people, currently has over 1,354 people who have at least…

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MN Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Pilot Program

As Governor Walz Calls for Further Supply from Federal Government, Minnesota Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Pilot Program Pilot program with limited vaccine doses targets adults 65 years of age and older, prekindergarten through grade 12 educators, and child care workers are eligible to receive shots [ST. PAUL, MN] – Minnesota is launching a COVID-19 vaccine pilot…

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Governor Walz Loosens Restrictions

As COVID-19 Situation Improves, Governor Walz Loosens Restrictions  Governor urges Minnesotans to protect progress made over the past month [ST. PAUL, MN] – As the COVID-19 situation improves by nearly every metric across Minnesota, Governor Tim Walz today announced measures that loosen restrictions on important parts of daily life. The Governor also urged Minnesotans to…

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