Coronovirus in Olmsted County is Very Low Risk and Moving the Farmer’s Market

Coronovirus in Olmsted County is Very Low Risk

The coronovirus which originated in Wuhan, China, continues to be monitored by the World Health Organization.  The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is monitoring the known coronovirus cases in the United States as are state public health organizations.  According to the Olmsted Public Health Department, coronovirus is a very low risk in the county.

People in Olmsted County are more at risk of contracting the “normal” type A or type B influenza virus; currently, Olmsted is experiencing an outbreak of this influenza.  The best prevention is to get a flu shot and washing your hands.


Farmers Market to Move to Graham Park.

The Farmers Market board has voted to move from its location on 4th Street to Graham Park.  This should occur this spring.  Olmsted County looks forward to hosting the Farmers Market and continues to work on plans for expanding family friendly activities at the Park.