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Free COVID Testing in Downtown Rochester Today & Saturday
A community-wide COVID-19 testing site will be operating in downtown Rochester this afternoon and tomorrow.
Free Rides On Rochester Public Busses End This Weekend
A reminder for public bus commuters in Rochester - the free rides end this weekend.
Minnesota COVID Deaths Top 6K - ICU Usage Drops Below 100
Minnesota has passed another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rochester Area COVID Activity Lowest Reported in 10 Weeks
After peaking in early November, COVID-19 activity continues to trend downward in Olmsted County and across much of the state.
New Round Of COVID Grants For Olmsted County Businesses
Olmsted County businesses and non-profits that have been financially affected by the pandemic are being reminded of a local grant program that begins this week.
High Demand Overwhelmed Minnesota Pilot Vaccine Program Website
An online appointment portal for a pilot COVID-19 vaccination program in Minnesota was hammered by over 10,000 hits per second after it was launched at noon today.
Rochester Pre-K through 2nd Grade Students Resume Hybrid Schedule
Some students in the Rochester School District will be returning to school for in-person instruction tomorrow.
Rochester Chosen to Participate in Pilot COVID Vaccine Program
Rochester is among the nine locations in Minnesota chosen to participate in a pilot COVID-19 vaccination program announced today by Governor Tim Walz.
Communitywide COVID Testing Event in Rochester This Week
The saliva tests will be free and available to anyone.