AP News Digest 7 a.m.

Medical works operate a testing tent at a COVID-19 mobile testing site, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Nearly 4,000 more people tested positive for the virus across the state Monday, another high since the early spring. Over the past seven days New York has reported an average 3,200 new cases per day, up nearly 50% from just a week earlier, with some of the increase being driven in the central and western parts of the state.

These are the Iverson Insurance Cancellations and Delays for  November 24h & beyond: (refresh the screen often for updated information):

Local announcements for West-Central MN:

  • The Alexandria Area Newcomers are not going to be meeting until further notice
  • The Hoffman Senior Center is closed until further notice
  • The Alexandria Senior Center's Board of Directors has cancelled all Senior Center activities and services indefinitely.  This decision does not affect Meals on Wheels. If you have questions about MOW, please contact at: (320) 762-4280.  Please watch and listen for a reopening date through local and social media, radio and email.  The board of directors will reevaluate the situation again in January. For more information, contact us by calling the Senior Center, visiting our website, Facebook page or listen to the radio.  Senior Center Board of Directors   /  Center: 320-762-2087   /   Facebook:  Alexandria Senior Center  /  Email:  info@alexsrctr.org

Beginning Friday, November 20 at 11:59pm

Due to concerns regarding the rise in cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 across our state - Governor Walz announced new, targeted restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota.

and lasting until Friday, December 18, in-person social gatherings with individuals outside your household are prohibited; bars and restaurants are dialed back to take-out and delivery service only; gyms, fitness studios, entertainment venues, event spaces, and similar establishments will need to close; and adult and youth sports are paused.

Retail businesses, salons, and places of worship may continue to operate with proper precautions in place.

Childcare remains open.

Schools will continue to operate under the Safe Learning Plan, which shifts between in-person, distance, and hybrid learning depending on the local conditions of the virus.

Youth programs that provide care or supervision of children can continue to operate if they can do so safely in accordance with the COVID-19 Prevention Guidance for Youth and Student Programs available on the Stay Safe Minnesota website.

Organized Youth Sports organizations and programs must stop all in-person activities—including practices, group workouts, games, and tournaments.

Organized Adult Sports organizations and programs must stop all in-person activities—including practices, group workouts, games, and tournaments.

Higher education institutions, in consultation with their governing boards, may offer in-person classes or activities consistent with MDH guidelines for offering in-person or on-site activities and programming at higher education institutions. Higher education institutions must follow guidelines available at MDH's Institutes of Higher Education website.

Click To read the Executive Order


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