COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources

Coronavirus updates

Stay informed & stay well

We have a lot of resources available on COVID-19, but have you seen these latest news and resources pertaining to COVID-19?
  • On Tuesday, the US District Court in the Western District of Louisiana issued a nationwide injunction preventing the federal government from implementing the CMS vaccine mandate for healthcare staff. Right now, the CMS staff vaccination mandate will not go into effect anywhere in the nation. But this could easily change by a higher court ruling.
  • On Friday, October 29, 2021, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11—find out more about the vaccine here
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the results of their study noting that study participants were over five times more likely to have COVID-19 if they were unvaccinated and had a prior infection
  • Check out these staff vaccination talking points
  • Congrats to our members who have reach 75% of higher staff vaccination rate! Check out the list here

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You are welcome to call MDH with any questions regarding infection control:

Karen Martin, MPH
Minnesota Department of Health
P: 651-201-5537  |  F: 651-201-4820

Of course, you can also contact us for questions or help. Our toll-free number is 1-800-462-0024.

Doug Beardsley
Doug Beardsley
Vice President of Member Services
Jill Schewe
Jill Schewe
Director of Assisted Living, Housing & Home Care
Nicole Mattson
Nicole Mattson
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Patti Cullen
Patti Cullen, CAE