An Update from PRI – Returning to universal masking on 8.9.2021

Effective Monday, August 9, 2021, PRI is returning to a universal masking requirement for all employees and clients served regardless of vaccination status effective Monday, August 9, 2021. We are making this policy change based on new recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Health, the recent updates by the CDC, and the [...]

August 6th, 2021|

An update to PRI’s COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

During the past few weeks, PRI has been sending communications about upcoming pandemic related changes at PRI. In addition to these communications, you can now find our most recent preparedness plan posted on our website: Click to view plan. This plan and the changes within will go into effect on Monday, July 19, 2021. If you have any questions, please reach out [...]

July 12th, 2021|

An Update from PRI – Thursday, May 20, 2021

Today, we are writing to give a broad update on where PRI (Partnership Resources, Inc.) is today in our continuing re-opening and rebuilding work within context of the pandemic. When we temporarily closed our doors, we never imagined that over a year later, we would be continuing to rebuild. Following [...]

May 20th, 2021|

Vaccine Update – Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Dear PRI Partners, We are writing to share some COVID-19 vaccine information.  The State is seeing an increased capacity for daily vaccinations. If you want to be vaccinated, and haven’t already done so, please sign up through the MN Vaccine Connector, which is a tool that helps Minnesotans find out when, where, and how [...]

April 6th, 2021|

**New** COVID Dashboard – Thursday, January 21, 2021

Dear PRI Partners,   We are writing to update you on PRI’s in-person services within the context of COVID safety.  Even as we all saw surges in COVID-19 cases across Minnesota and beyond in recent months, data collected by the State does not show any significant outbreaks in day services programs for adults with disabilities.   Since resuming in-person services in June, Partnership [...]

January 21st, 2021|

An Update from PRI – Friday, July 31, 2020

Dear PRI Partners,   With this post, we want to give everyone an update on where PRI is at related to the further expansion of facility-based in-person services along with a few other updates.   As shared in our last update, recent changes from DHS (Department of Human Services) expanded in-person DTH (Day Training and Habilitation) services to include those individuals who live in group homes (or congregate settings). Based on data, including the [...]

July 31st, 2020|

An Update from PRI – Monday July 13, 2020

Dear PRI Partners,   With this post, we want to give everyone an update on new guidance from DHS (Department of Human Services) about the further expansion of facility based in-person services for those who can safely return.   Yesterday, DHS expanded in-person DTH (Day Training and Habilitation) services to include those individuals who live in group homes (or congregate settings). This adds to the guidelines issued [...]

July 13th, 2020|

An Update from PRI – Friday, June 12, 2020

Dear PRI Partners,  With this post, we want to give everyone an update on where PRI is related to reopening in-person services and using virtual services. We received more guidance from DHS (Minnesota Department of Human Services), over the past few days. Here is what we can share at this time as we navigate these changes.  DHS has approved limited in-person DTH (Day Training [...]

June 12th, 2020|

Update from PRI CEO, Julie Zbaracki

This week, day and employment providers received notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) requiring that all in-person facility-based services remain closed. At this time, there is no information from DHS on when these services can resume and there are no additional guidelines on what will be required of providers when we resume services.  In the meantime, this disappointing news does not stop the progress at PRI. [...]

May 22nd, 2020|

An Update from PRI – Sunday, May 17, 2020

As a new week begins, PRI is continuing to prepare for a phased reopening of our services. Last week Governor Walz announced that the stay at home order will expire tonight, and some businesses may begin to re-open under certain circumstances following strict, social distancing measures.   Because services at PRI are considered congregate settings, we were also notified by the MN Department [...]

May 17th, 2020|

An Update from PRI – Wednesday, April 29, 2020

With the Governor’s current stay at home orders set to expire on May 4 you may be wondering about PRI’s plans for resuming services. We cannot yet provide a definitive date of when we plan to reopen. We understand that this may be difficult to hear especially as time continues [...]

April 29th, 2020|

Update from Julie Zbaracki, PRI CEO

With Wednesday’s announcement by the Governor to extend the stay at home order, the temporary suspension of services by Partnership Resources, Inc. will continue. By abiding by Federal and State guidance, we are doing our part in preventing the spread of illness, and doing our best to keep clients and employees healthy and safe.  On behalf of PRI, I also want to thank everyone [...]

April 10th, 2020|

All services at all PRI sites are temporarily suspended

As of Friday, March 20, 2020, all services at all PRI sites are temporarily suspended. This includes all agency based and employment services. After the closure of the agency sites on Tuesday, employment sites also began to close based on individual business needs and decisions. The few sites remaining at week end were [...]

March 22nd, 2020|

Temporarily suspend services at PRI sites

During these unusual circumstances, the health and safety of the people we serve and our employees is our top priority. Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in our local communities is vital. Therefore, we have made the difficult decision to begin to temporarily suspend services at PRI sites.  These initial closures will take effect at the close of business today/Tuesday, March [...]

March 17th, 2020|

Continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 developments

We are open today and will be open tomorrow (Tuesday), but we are assessing day by day during this rapidly changing environment. We are asking that everyone prepare for the possible and likely closure of PRI services in the upcoming days.  At this time, we do not have official guidance from the State regarding the [...]

March 16th, 2020|

Rapidly changing situation

With the rapidly changing situation concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and in response to community mitigation measures outlined by the Minnesota Department of Health on March 13, we want to update you.  At this time, PRI will continue regular services. If this changes at any of our locations, affected clients, client homes and PRI staff will be notified individually.  In addition [...]

March 13th, 2020|

PRI continues to move forward with our planning

We are monitoring information from the CDC, Minnesota Department of Health, and other sources. We are aware of concerns and are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment while continuing to deliver services. We will continue to monitor and respond accordingly and we will keep you updated. Right now, [...]

March 12th, 2020|
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