Covid-19 Protocol Update – 7

Dear Scouts and Scouters, In response to requests for updates and more information regarding the loosening of restrictions relative to the Coronavirus Pandemic: I have spoken with a “specialist” at the Minnesota Department of Health hotline.  After nearly an

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Covid-19 Protocol Update – 6

The Voyageurs Area Council has been monitoring developments regarding Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.  Letters, memos, and protocol updates have been issued at least 20 times since Covid-19 was proclaimed a world-wide health emergency

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COVID-19 Protocol Update – 5

Last week the Governor of Minnesota issued a new Emergency Executive Order, 21-07.  This order made some significant changes to existing protocol that can affect what we are doing in Scouting.  The order became effective as of Feb. 13,

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Covid-19 Protocol Update – 4

In communication with the Council Risk Management Committee and unit leaders around the council we believe it is important to publish an update our protocols regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.  To date, there have been no outbreaks of Covid-19 attributed

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Covid-19 Protocol Update – 3

On December 16, 2020, the Governor of Minnesota once again addressed executive orders related to Covid-19 restrictions, policies, and protocols.  We have reviewed all of the information presented and the supporting documents.  Additionally, we have spoken directly with a

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Covid-19 Protocol Update – 2

On November 18, 2020, the Governor of Minnesota issued a new executive order related to Covid-19 protocols.  We have reviewed that order and the accompanying documents and support materials related to it and have the following updates on our

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Covid-19 Protocol Update

The Governors of both Minnesota and Wisconsin have addressed new Covid-19 concerns this week in light of the significant rise in positive cases and hospitalizations due to the virus. The Governor of Minnesota announced new guidelines related to “social”

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Health Check Documents

Here are 3 important documents that you must have at every event, meeting, or outing in Scouting held at a VAC property. Thank you for doing your part to keep everyone safe. Directions For Use COVID Health Check Questionnaire

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Step 3 Phase 4

As we approach the coldest months of the year it seems appropriate to give you all an update as to where we stand on meetings and activities. The most recent Covid-19 letters – the letter produced on August 4,

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