COVID-19 Updates & Response

Northland Community & Technical College and the Minnesota State System Office are closely monitoring the developing situation related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are committed to taking steps necessary to protect the health and well-being of our students, our faculty, and our staff.

This page is intended to provide information about COVID-19 as it relates directly to Northland. This is a constantly changing situation. For the most up-to-date information, check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Minnesota Department of Health, and the North Dakota Department of Health.

As of this date, this information is correct. Please check back frequently as this is a dynamic and fluid situation. We also recommend you monitor your Northland email daily to receive all updates.


The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. There are some general precautions you should always take to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home if you are sick. Do not go to work or class.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
Information about COVID-19 »

For the latest updates on the Coronavirus, please visit the Centers for Disease Control website.

More CDC information about travel-related advisories can be found on the CDC website.