Ashley Hudson worked as a COVID responder in New York City this spring and is Miami now. Approach and care in terms of dealing with the virus are changing. Hudson spoke on the morning show about her work and what she and other medical professionals have learned along the way.
With the additional $600 weekly federal unemployment benefit now expired Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan are highlighting state benefits and assistance programs for Minnesotans falling on hard times during the pandemic.
School districts around the state are sorting through the Governor’s “safe learning plan” and checking the COVID cases within their own counties to determine whether their schools will begin with in-person classes, distance learning, or a combination approach. But state officials say the decision is more complicated than just looking at county case numbers.
This week on the Minnesota Native News Health Report surges in Northern Minnesota, worries about Sturgiss, and warnings about scams. I’m Marie Rock.
The small town of Sturgis South Dakota will be full of motorcycle enthusiasts this week, and that worries public health officials. Reporter Laurie Stern has more.
The first patient has received treatment in a new clinical trial at the University, testing to see if a therapy used to treat acute myeloid leukemia and lymphoma…. Could also be an effective treatment for COVID-19.
Another recent study from the University of Minnesota found no COVID-19 infections among a sample group of hundreds of health care workers in the Twin Cities.
Campbell Director Charlotte Helgeson shares details on:
1. Trial opening of the building
-Tables as guidance
-Computers 1/2 hour per policy (ID required)
2. Continuing with appointments on Mondays and Front Door Pick Up
3. Summer Reading Program (SRP) ending soon
4. New Books
There will be no high school football or volleyball seasons in Minnesota this fall.
Board members of the Minnesota Sports High School League recently voted to move the football and volleyball seasons to 2021.
On this show, Host Leah Lemm (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe) looks at how parents and teachers are facing the challenges and opportunities of getting back to school, even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The state is providing data-driven guidance, which allows local school districts to determine what’s best for their students when it comes to returning to classrooms, distance learning, or a combination method.
This week on Minnesota Native News, new leadership at the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center and plans for a new shelter in the Phillips neighborhood.
In the U.S. there are more than 1400 unresolved American Indian and Alaska Native missing person cases… 136 of those cases are in Minnesota. That’s according to the FBI’s National Crime Information Center.
Several top federal officials were in Bloomington, on July 27th to announce the creation of a new office dedicated to solving these cold cases. Minnesota’s office will be the first of seven across the country.
But the announcement was a surprise to Native leaders in MN who have been working tirelessly for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives.