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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

During the COVID-19 pandemic, as Governor Walz continues to adjust the Stay Safe MN order, we urge you to continue to follow these safe practices:
• Wash your hands often
• Get tested if experiencing symptoms
• Maintain social distance
• Wear a mask in public
• Stay home when able

MN Department of Health (MDH) COVID-19 Hotlines
Health Questions: 651-201-3920
School & Child Care Questions: 651-297-1304

Basics About COVID-19 – MDH Fact Sheet
In English
In Amharic
In Oromo

Find Low-Cost Health Care or Health Insurance – MDH Fact Sheet
In English
In Amharic
In Oromo

Fast Facts About the Illness – CDC
Symptoms of Coronavirus
Prevent Getting Sick
If You Are Sick or Caring for Someone

Everything to Know – Authorities' Websites
State of MN
MN Department of Health
Ramsey County
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
World Health Organization
City of Saint Paul
City of Minneapolis

Unemployment Resources – State of MN
Unemployment Benefits & Insurance

Federal "Economic Impact Payment" – IRS
Stimulus Check Status Tracker

Some Food Shelves in Saint Paul
Salvation Army
Downtown – 401 7th St W
Payne Phalen – 1019 Payne Ave
Neighborhood House
Highland Park – Francis Basket, Sibley Manor, 1293 Maynard Dr #410
West Side – Wellstone Center, 179 Robie St E
Keystone Community Services
Hamline Midway – 1916 University Ave W
North End – 1459 Rice St #3
Department of Indian Work - Interfaith Action
Union Park / Merriam Park – 1671 Summit Ave

Some Food Shelves in Minneapolis
Community Emergency Services (CES)
Phillips Neighborhood – 1900 11th Ave
Salvation Army
Miscellaneous Locations

More Food Resources
Hunger Solutions – Food Resources Locator by Zip Code
Loaves & Fishes – To-Go Meals at Many Twin Cities Locations Including:
Dorothy Day Center – 438 Dorothy Day Place
New Hope Baptist Church – 712 Burr St
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church – 1390 Larpenteur Ave E
St. Matthew's Catholic Church – 510 Hall Ave
YMCA – Meals for Families at Many Twin Cities Locations Including:
Eastside – 875 Arcade St
Midway – 1761 University Ave W
Downtown – 194 East 6th St
Saint Paul Public Schools – Meal Delivery for Kids – SPPS Website
Minneapolis Public Schools – Meal Delivery for Kids – Mpls K12 Website

Internet Resources
Public WiFi Including St. Paul – Comcast/Xfinity Hotspot Finder
Public WiFi Minneapolis – City of Mpls Hotspot Finder
Info About Internet & Providers – City of Mpls Webpage
Free or Low-Cost Internet, Devices, Learning Content – Project for Pride in Living/PPL pdf

Child Care Resources
Child Care Hotline: 651-297-1304
Info for Families & Providers – State of MN
More Info Resources for Essential Workers – City of Mpls & Hennepin Cty pdf

Guides to Miscellaneous Resources
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties
Health (inc. Mental), Housing, Economic Assistance, Childcare, Food (inc. SNAP), Utilities, Worker Protections, College Students, Small Businesses, More
United Way
Or Dial 2-1-1
Referrals to a Wide Variety of Health & Human Services