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Posted on: March 18, 2020

IF YOU ARE SICK WITH RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS…

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If you are sick with respiratory symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, etc.) stay home for at least 7 days, and for 3 days with no fever or improvement of other symptoms, whichever is longer.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

MDH issues updated guidance on COVID-19 testing criteria

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today announced that due to a national shortage of COVID-19 laboratory testing materials, the state is forced to make adjustments to its testing criteria to focus on the highest priority specimens, including hospit...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Minnesota health officials confirm case of novel coronavirus in Benton County

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed a presumptive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Benton County. The individual is a resident of Benton County who is in their 50’s. That is all the information we have at this time.

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