Incident Management Team on the ground in Worthington
The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) remains fully activated and staffed either physically or virtually by all state agencies and several volunteer organizations.
- An incident management team of three emergency management experts is on the ground in Worthington to assist with their response to several COVID-19 cases at a pork producing facility. The team is working with the Minnesota Department of Health, Sanford Health, local emergency management and county public health officials to assist with local needs.
- SEOC officials worked with the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Food Group in New hope to deliver 18 pallets of food to the Red Lake Nation on Tuesday.
- Officials in the SEOC are working with FEMA to obtain more federal personal protective equipment (PPE). Gowns remain in short supply and are a focus of PPE efforts.
- The SEOC continues to support the state hotline. The hotline received 84 calls April 21. Callers are asking about testing and returning people to the workforce. State employees are answering calls from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 651-297-1304 or 800-657-3504.