On these pages, you will find updated information and resources along with information about our strategies to combat the increasing spread of COVID-19 on our campus, in the Bemidji community, in Beltrami County and beyond.

We remain committed to our two top priorities: ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of each of our students, employees and visitors; and ensuring that our students have the support they need to attain their educational goals.

If you are ill, even if you are fully vaccinated, you must remain home. Employees and students alike can follow this handy guide for tips on when to stay home and for how long.

COVID-19 Vaccines

Gov. Walz announced a vaccine requirement for state employees, effective September 8. [Learn More]

Increasing the number of vaccinated members of our community remains the fastest way to end the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccines are available free of charge and without appointments in the Bemidji area; find vaccination sites using Minnesota’s Vaccine Connector.

COVID-19 Testing

The Bemidji Armory offers free saliva testing Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. The Armory is located at 1430 23rd Street NW in Bemidji. Schedule an appointment.

The State of Minnesota’s Department of Health is offering free at-home (mail in) saliva testing through Vault labs. Registration is quick and easy and you could get the test shipped to you very quickly after registering online and results just a couple of days after sending back the tests. Learn more about test-at-home.

Walgreens offers COVID-19 testing. Learn more.

Do you have COVID-19 symptoms?

Feeling sick? Stay home. Employees and students alike can follow this handy guide for tips on when to stay home and for how long — but no matter what you decide, employees should contact HR and students should call the COVID hotline.

Have any COVID-19 questions?

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