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Workers who were on the frontline of the pandemic can now apply for a bonus of up to $750. The funds are not first come, first served and the money set aside for this program will be split equally among all approved applicants. Eligible workers have until July 22 to apply. Tell your friends and family who worked in harm’s way during this challenging time to apply here.
Free Admission to State Parks on Saturday
Minnesotans can visit state parks and recreation areas for free this Saturday, June 11. Check out the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ ParkFinder tool. It has information about all 75 state parks and can help you find places with certain kinds of trails or facilities.
Every home in the U.S. is now eligible to order a third round of free at-home COVID-19 tests. Click here to place your order. You can also call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489). Also, a reminder Americans over 50 and those 12 years and older who are immunocompromised can receive a second COVID-19 booster shot. More COVID-19 updates are available through the Minnesota Department of Health website, or the U of M Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP).
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Please continue to reach out with any input, ideas, or feedback about the issues important to you. I value hearing from you, so please don’t hesitate to call or email me any time. You can also connect with me on Facebook here. It’s an honor to represent you at the State Capitol.