COOK COUNTY, MINNESOTA ~~ May 26, 2020 (LSN) At today’s meeting for Discussion and Action Related to COVID-19 Pandemic Response, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to issue a revised travel advisory for those planning to visit Cook County.
The advisory reads as follows:
Cook County Travel Advisory – May 26, 2020, Revision
This is a revision to a travel advisory issued by the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. The County Board above all advises that all residents and visitors abide by the most recent Executive Orders issued by the governor.
In keeping with Gov. Tim Walz’s actions on May 13 to move Minnesota from “Stay at Home” to “Stay Safe” and his subsequent actions to gradually and cautiously “turn the dial” toward a more open economy, the Cook County Board of Commissioners issues this travel advisory for persons planning to visit Cook County.
Please take seriously the guidance from Gov. Walz to protect workers, visitors and our communities while gradually reopening our economy in a safe and respectful manner.
For the most current information related to Cook County’s COVID-19 response, including information about business hours and services, please visit: www.cookcountycovid19.org.
Cook County is at the tip of Minnesota's Arrowhead region in the remote northeastern part of the state, stretching from the shores of Lake Superior to the US-Canada border. By land it borders Ontario, Canada to the north, and Lake County, MN to the west. The highest point in Minnesota, Eagle Mountain is 2,301 feet and the highest lake, Total Area equals 3,339.72 sq miles
Cook County is home to three national protected areas:
Grand Portage National Monument
Superior National Forest
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
Cook County include:
Grand Marais Lutsen Mountains
Gunflint Trail Superior Hiking Trail
Fire Ratings Minnesota
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