- By Kelley Luckstein
Media briefed on the rise of COVID-19 cases
As positive cases of COVID-19 continue to spike across the region, community and local health care leaders provided an update on the situation. They also addressed the importance of following the safety guidelines put in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Rochester, Minnesota and surrounding communities.
Kim Norton, mayor of Rochester, was joined in the online gathering by Graham Briggs, Olmsted County Public Health director; Nikki Rabehl, director of Primary Care at Olmsted Medical Center; Elie Berbari, M.D., chair of the Infectious Diseases Division at Mayo Clinic; and Kim Brake, a Mayo Clinic nurse manager.
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