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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Update: March 27, 2020

On Wednesday, March 25, Governor Tim Walz issued an executive order that asks all Minnesotans to remain at home for two weeks to curb the spread of COVID-19. In support of the Stay Home MN guidelines, the AAAOM campus will be closed beginning March 27th at 7pm and will reopen on Saturday April 11, 2020.

For our clinic patients:  

We will have limited licensed staff providers available for essential and emergent treatments only. We will continue to fulfill call-in herbal orders for pick up.  All patients will be screened according to the guidelines set by the CDC.

All visits that are deemed non-emergency, or not essential will be rescheduled when possible.

To make an appointment or call for herbal order pick up, please call 651-219-8841. 

**Please note that our student intern clinic will be closed until April 11, 2020.

We will be posting some frequently asked questions by Friday evening.



Update: March 16, 2020

Beginning Tuesday, March 17th, 2020,  all didactic courses will be delivered online until further notice. Students should monitor their emails for more information regarding course delivery.

The student clinic will continue to be open until further notice and students are expected to follow current Clinic Policy with regards to your shifts

Campus will remain open for regular business operations and to provide student services, though there may be some reduction in the hours that student services will be available.

We understand that students and community members may have many additional questions about how AAAOM is responding to Coronavirus risks. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its COVID-19 Travel Information as follows:

  • Most countries in Europe have now been designated, along with ChinaIran, and South Korea as Level 3 (Warning, Avoid Non-essential Travel) countries.
  • The rest of the world, including the United States, has now been designated as Level 2 (Practice Enhanced Precautions).

Effective immediately:

All travelers, including all AAAOM, faculty, and staff, who are returning from a Level 3 country must stay home for 14 days after returning from travel, monitor their health, and practice social distancing. See the full guidance from the CDC at https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/coronavirus-europe.

All travelers returning from other countries or from domestic travel, including all AAAOM students, faculty, and staff, need to monitor their health and limit interactions with others for 14 days after returning from travel. Travelers who are sick with fever, cough, or have trouble breathing should stay home and call ahead before seeking medical care.  See the full guidance from the CDC at https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/alert/coronavirus-global.

If you are a student who needs to needs to self-quarantine to monitor your health after traveling, please email our Administrative Director, Kristin Weston.  kristin.w.aaaom@gmail.com

Other helpful links:

MN Department of Health: Coronavirus Homepage

MN Department of Health: Coronavirus Information for schools

(CDC): Coronavirus Homepage

(CDC): Coronavirus Information for Higher Education


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