Brainerd MN

Scheduled Events

scheduled date time:
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 7:30pm

Regular meeting time. Does not meet if there is a holiday.

Nov 4 Meeting Place Change Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse
special meeting 6pm

Brainerd City Hall (meeting at historic courthouse during remodel)
501 Laurel St
Brainerd
Minnesota
56401
scheduled date time:
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 7:30pm

Regular meeting time. Does not meet if there is a holiday.

Nov 4 Meeting Place Change Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse
special meeting 6pm

Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse 3rd floor
326 Laurel Street
Brainerd
Minnesota
56401
scheduled date time:
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7pm unless holiday.
check postings

Baxter City Hall
13190 Memorywood Dr
Baxter
Minnesota
56425

Brainerd Minnesota Lakes area is a regional shopping, industrial, and tourism center. There are many nearby resorts that take advantage of the many nearby lakes including Gull Lake. The Mississippi River flows right through Brainerd with five road/highway bridges and one railroad bridge crossing it. There is also the Paul Bunyan Trail, a bowling alley in Brainerd, Movie theater in Baxter, Amusement Parks in area. Brainerd is also home to one of the Central Lakes College campuses. More in General Info and Business Directory.

Stay at home order No classes at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, school closures, coronavirus preparedness

Mn governor walz has issued a stay at home order

https://mn.gov/governor/news/#/detail/appId/1/id/424820

Restaurants, bars, health clubs, movie theaters, amusement parks ordered to close
https://mn.gov/governor/assets/EO%2020-04%20%28Gov%20Signed%29_tcm1055-4...
No Classes at all Minnesota State colleges and Universities March 16-29 after that time classes will be delivered by alternative method.
https://minnstate.edu/coronavirus/index.html
University of MN closed 16-17 after that time classes will be delivered by alternative method.
https://safe-campus.umn.edu/public-health-alerts
Schools closed to in person classes through at least May 4
Distance Learning March 30 - at least May 4
https://mn.gov/governor/assets/EO%2020-02%20Final_tcm1055-423084.pdf
There is a peacetime emergency declared by Gov Walz due to Coronavirus containment.
https://mn.gov/governor/assets/EO%2020-01_tcm1055-422957.pdf
Learn more about Coronavirus at Minnesota department of health web site
https://www.health.state.mn.us
In addition to avoiding large gatherings, proper hand-washing is emphasized.

water ice drops

On Friday April 3 2020 12:30pm there were ice drops on the playground equipment at Riverside elementary Brainerd MN.
It also froze up my bike locks.

Ice drops
ice drops

Covid-19 basics

More information at:
https://mn.gov/covid19/
https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water
  • Keep at least 6 to 12 foot distance from other people when possible. wearing masks is not a substitute for this.
  • Stay at home when sick
  • avoid unnecessary travel and avoid large groups
  • cover your cough/sneeze - wash hands
  • Don't touch your face, since that moves germs in your hands go to your face
  • During MN Stay at home order Stay at home when possible except for essentials - such as exercising outdoors, getting food/groceries, going to an essential needs work that can't be done at home.(this isn't a complete list of exceptions)
  • Medical Problems/needs: When possible call first or use telemedicine/ online visits when being treated for anything that isn't an emergency/urgent
  • Do whatever you can from home - classes, work, virtual support groups if these help you, video/online religious services if this is suitable for you, etc.
  • Remember basic things to stay healthy-
    • Stay hydrated - drinking enough water
    • eat right
    • get plenty of rest/sleep
    • get exercise and fresh air
    • avoid drinking alcohol since this will make you dehydrated and make it harder for your body to fight off infections
    • avoid smoking since it will make you and others more susceptible to getting ill. lung.org
    • good oral hygiene- brushing teeth and flossing and rinsing
    • Keep things clean and sanitary -clean surfaces, wash dishes, rinse and take out recycling, take out garbage(This does NOT mean leaving big items that you have been waiting to get rid of at the curb), wash clothes, shower/bathe
  • masks are suggested by CDC in public such as grocery shopping.This is suggested since some since some people may not have symptoms and can still spread. It is for the person wearing the mask not to spread to others. Wear protective gear when necessary including masks and gloves
  • people with breathing trouble, or other problems caused by wearing it, or under age 2 should not wear masks
  • If wearing cloth masks be sure to keep it clean/laundered as germs are likely to build up on it.
  • Medical masks are asked to be saved for for care providers/medical professionals and those that are sick, or when it is required for your work(dust). Since these are limited in supply if you do not need it for these reasons cloth masks or other masks that are not in short supply can be used.

More information at:
https://mn.gov/covid19/
https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

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