COVID-19

A statewide conversation with Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan.  It’s your opportunity to ask questions about Minnesota’s response and plans during this COVID-19 pandemic.  

This week the Lt Governor answered questions about new state mandates, the upcoming holiday season, vaccines 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.

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A statewide conversation with Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan.  It’s your opportunity to ask questions about Minnesota’s response and plans during this COVID-19 pandemic.   

This week the Lt Governor answered questions about new state mandates, the upcoming holiday season 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. 

Cynthia Borgen is Director of Beltrami County Public Health. In the past several weeks COVID-19 numbers have been risng rapidly in Beltrami County as they have across the entire region. She spoke with Maggie Montgomery and Dan Houg from 91.7 KAXE/90.5 KBXE on Wednesday November 11th to give an update and some advice for the holidays.

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KAXE/KBXE's Heidi Holtan hosts a weekly statewide conversation with Minnesota State Officials. It's your opportunity to ask questions about Minnesota’s response and plans concerning the COVID-19 pandemic.

This week, the Minnesota Department of Health Director of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division, Kris Ehresmann answered questions regarding a vaccine, rising COVID cases in the state and more!

 

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A statewide conversation with Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan.  It is a time for all of us to learn about the State of Minnesota's response to this COVID-19 pandemic.   

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A statewide conversation with Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan.  It is a time for all of us to learn about the State of Minnesota's response to this COVID-19 pandemic.   

This week the Lt Governor talked about the surge of cases in Minnesota and neighboring states and mental health concerns with early winter setting in.  Plus, questions in regards to college students returning home for the holidays.

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A statewide conversation with Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan.  It is a time for all of us to learn about the State of Minnesota's response to this COVID-19 pandemic.   

This week the Lt Governor talked about the recently passed bonding bill and appointments to CAAPB task force.  Plus, listener questions about Halloween, Thanksgiving and expanding saliva testing sites.

In every part of Minnesota case numbers for COVID-19 are rising. And as the infections rise, so do the hospitalizations. We had been wondering how the hospitals that serve our communities are doing. So we reached out to the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center and were able to check in with Dr. Colleen Swank.

Dr. Swank is a pediatrician and Sanford Health Vice President of Clinics for northern Minnesota. Maggie Montgomery and Dan Houg spoke with Dr. Swank on the Wednesday 10/14/20 KAXE/KBXE Morning Show. The audio of this interview is below; the interview has also been transcribed.

A statewide conversation with Minnesota’s Governor Tim Walz.  It’s your opportunity to ask questions about Minnesota’s response and plans during this COVID-19 pandemic.   

This week the Governor answered questions about tthe next special session, concerns about people not complying with the mask mandate and more!

MN Dept of Health

In this week's statewide conversation with MN state officials and elected officers  Heidi Holtan spoke with  Dan Huff – Assistant Commissioner of the MN Dept of Health. Each week you have the opportunity to ask questions about Minnesota’s response and plans during this COVID-19 pandemic.

We’re teaming up with community radio stations throughout the state, in partnership with Ampers, Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities, and the Minnesota Broadcasters Association, to bring you COVID-19 information for the state of MN.

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