SCSC COVID–19 Regional Support Team

Coronavirus photoRegional School Nurse Coordinator and Social Emotional Learning Consultants will provide technical assistance, education, professional development training and consultation on health and wellness issues that are related to COVID-19 planning, preparedness, response, and recovery.
The Regional Support Team will collaborate with other Service Cooperatives throughout the state to facilitate communities of practice and to provide direct school health support to school nurses, school counselors and school social workers in public, private, charter and tribal schools across the southern tier of the state.
Additional support will be provided in collaboration with the Regional Lead COVID Coordinator, county public health nurses, and School Nurse Student Interns from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
COVID-19 Resources:
Schools and Child Care COVID-19 Best Practice Recommendations - Minnesota Dept. of Health - Minnesota Department of Health
If you have COVID-19 symptoms
COVID-19 Testing Recommendations
Environmental Resource Council provides COVID–19 resources
Supporting Mental Well-being During COVID-19
Find your happy place. - Minnesota Department of Health
MDE & MDH Inboxes for COVID-19 Inquires:
Questions on COVID-19? Here are the MDE and MDH mailboxes to use:
MDE Inbox:

MDH Inboxes:

Questions from School Nurse, Staff, or Child Care Provider:
Influenza Resources:  
Flu Can Be Very Serious (CDC video)
Materials and Posters for Schools
Flu Guide for Parents (CDC)
Cover Your Cough
School Health Personnel Influenza Information
Influenza in Schools



Magen Borkenhagen, Regional Nurse Coordinator
Phone: 507-386-2968

Kelsey Rose, Regional Coordinator 
507-389-6999 (work)
507-430-2437 (mobile)
507-389-1772 (fax)

Glenn Morris, Director
507-389-5106 (work)
507-382-8627 (mobile) 
507-389-1772 (fax)