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Statewide Conversation on COVID19 - Dr. Ruth Lynfield, State Epidemiologist and Medical Director


This week, our regular guest Minnesota's Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan is away – she is visiting two community clinics in Mpls to highlight their efforts to distribute the vaccine – especially to communities of color and Native communities.

Each week during our Statewide Conversation is your opportunity to ask questions about Minnesota’s response and plans during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  This week our guest is Dr. Ruth Lynfield. She’s the State Epidemiologist and Medical Director as well as an adjunct professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota.

Northern Community Radio's News and Public Affairs Director, Heidi Holtan spoke with Dr. Lynfield. 

This week's topics include, vaccination roll out, the new variant of the virus and more.

If you didn’t get a chance to send or call in your question this week email covid@ampers.org or call 612-562-9895.