Brainerd Dispatch: 11 county and tribal governments partner to deliver message on slowing spread of COVID-19

EXCERPT: “With COVID-19 spreading at an uncontrolled rate throughout the region and more school districts shifting their learning models, public health staff from 11 county and tribal public health departments have partnered to present a united message about the difficult decisions that need to be made. Public health staff from Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis County along with Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage and Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe are all part of the collaboration, according to a news release. The group has been meeting twice weekly to share information and, perhaps more significantly, combining resources to help each other.” FULL STORY: