White Earth Emergency Operations Takes Charge To Provide Assistance During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (3/24/20)

White Earth, MN -- The White Earth Tribe has put together an Emergency Operation Center to help mitigate the essential functions and services of the reservation. Ed Snetsinger, Incident Commander of Emergency Operations, says there will be a lot of inconveniences during this difficult time, but he reminds people that everything they do is with the safety and protection of the people in mind.

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Snetsinger talks about a few of the specific projects that the White Earth Emergency Operations Center is working on, such as providing traditional medicines to reservation members and delivering basic supplies to those in need.

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While its very important that people stay informed, Snetsinger strongly encourages everyone to step away for a bit and reconnect with family.

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You can stay informed of closings and announcements from the White Earth Tribe by following them Facebook and listen for updates on R & J Broadcasting, Inc.

Listen to the full interview with Ed Snetsinger below