Category Archives: Coronavirus

Minnesota Department of Health offers masking recommendations for schools

Have questions about masks? The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has answers on its Masking Recommendations for Child Care and Schools webpage. See MDH’s The Difference Between Alternative Masks and Surgical Masks for COVID-19 graphic for more information.

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19, Minnesota Department of Health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

School board meeting guidance, distance learning resources updated on MSBA website

The MSBA School Board Meeting Guide has been updated on the MSBA COVID-19 webpage to include an additional recommendation concerning public access to meetings by conference call or other electronic means (including Zoom meetings). Also, MSBA staff members have also … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

House subcommittee meeting remotely today to discuss elections

The Minnesota House Subcommittee on Elections is meeting remotely at 9:45 a.m. today (Wednesday, April 8, 2020) for an informational hearing on a bill “authorizing the secretary of state to issue emergency orders related to the conduct of an election … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19, Elections, Minnesota House of Representatives | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Webcast: Minnesota Senate COVID-19 Response Working Group to discuss budget today

The Minnesota Senate COVID-19 Response Working Group is meeting at 11:30 a.m. today (Monday, April 6, 2020) to discuss the state budget. The meeting will be webcast live at: https://www.facebook.com/MnSenate https://www.youtube.com/MnSenateMedia http://www.senate.mn/media Today’s meeting agenda includes: State Budget Outlook — … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19, Minnesota Senate | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gov. Walz to deliver State of the State Address on Sunday

Governor Tim Walz will deliver his State of the State address at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 2020. The address will be delivered live from the Governor’s Residence and can be viewed on YouTube. “COVID-19 presents an unprecedented hardship to … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19, Gov. Tim Walz, State of the State Address | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Minnesota Senate working group to discuss COVID-19 response

The Minnesota Senate COVID-19 Response Working Group is scheduled to meet at 11 a.m. today (Friday, April 3). The meeting will be webcast live at http://www.facebook.com/MnSenate. Secondary webcasts with captioning will be available at https://www.youtube.com/MnSenateMedia and https://www.senate.mn/media. Agenda (subject to … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19, Minnesota Senate | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Feedback sought for Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The U.S. Department of Labor is seeking feedback on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act compliance assistance tools (see below). To share your comments on how the tools may be improved, go to https://ffcra.ideascale.com. The deadline to submit comments is April … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, COVID-19 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment