COOK COUNTRY, MINNESOTA May 3, 2020 (LSN) One of the best ways that we as a community can help prevent the spread of this virus is to stay home. By staying home, we can make a real difference for Cook County
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and comply with the governor’s stay at home order, access to the Cook County courthouse and Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) department is currently limited to staff providing essential services such as those outlined below. Employees are available to address your questions via phone or email and, in very limited circumstances, by arranging an intake meeting with social worker.
Following are ways that you can connect with PHHS services and staff from home:
Health Care and Economic Assistance Programs
411 W. 2nd Street Grand Marais, MN 55604
Minnesota Unemployment Insurance
If you have lost work hours or employment due to COVID-19, you can also apply for MN Unemployment Insurance. Information regarding unemployment and COVID-19 is available at www.uimn.org/applicants/needtoknow/news-updates/covid-19.jsp
Information about COVID-19:
By: Cook County Public Health and Human Services Director Alison McIntyre
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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 Danger Minnesota
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