Mask distribution went well in Ramsey County this week. Our team did an exceptional job; highly efficient. As the first county “in,” we distributed nearly 480,000 masks across Ramsey county in just three days. A limited supply is still available if you want to schedule a pick-up at our office. See below for details!
Google’s CEO says company to keep employees working remotely until July 2021 : this is an article worth reading, because it offers an important reminder to you as a leader: your team is counting on you to make the best decision you can, sooner rather than later. What is your plan moving forward for how employees will be working? Google, Twitter, Apple, and Microsoft all offer theirs. Your employees want to know your plans as well, again: sooner rather than later.
Don’t forget : Please spread the word about to eligible businesses about the We ❤ St. Paul/Midway fund . The fund continues to grow and we would like to see more businesses apply that were impacted by the civil unrest: See Application here.
And one more opportunity: East Side Area Business Association (ESABA) has opened an assistance fund. East Side Business Assistance Fund – Donate or Request Help!
Thursday, Administration Updates: Governor Walz, Commissioner Malcolm
Data provided by the Governor's team:
Mask distribution is underway across the state. In the metro:
COVID-19 update as of 7/30/2020
Confirmed cases in Minnesota: 53,692
% Positives, last 7 days (as of 7/29): 4.7% (steady)
Confirmed cases in U.S.: almost 4.5M
Confirmed cases globally: over 17.1M
Cases requiring hospitalization: 5,112 (representing 9.5% of total)
#s currently hospitalized: 298 (14% increase from 257 on 7/27)
#s no longer needing to be isolated: 46,965
#s tested: 1,007,882
Total deaths in Minnesota: 1,594 (1,219/76.5% cases in long term care or assisted living facilities)
Total deaths in U.S.: over 151K
Total deaths globally: almost 670K
Cases in Counties represented:
Hennepin County: 17,092 (810 deaths, 51%)
Ramsey County: 6,607 (258 deaths, 16%)
Dakota County: 3,710 (102 deaths, 6.4%)
Washington County: 1,792 (43 deaths, 2.7%)
Visit our events page for webinars and events and the Ramsey County Means Business page for information to help businesses navigate resources during this pandemic. If you need more personalized assistance, contact our Rapid Response Team to assist you in finding an answer.
Be safe and be well,