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COVID-19 Resource Page and City Updates

The City of North Mankato is in close contact with health officials and continues to monitor the outbreak of the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  For more information on the COVID-19 virus please follow the links to Center for Disease Control and Prevention website and the Minnesota Department of Health website.  Please use these websites for up to date information concerning the management of the COVID-19 virus.

City of North Mankato COVID-19 Preparedness Plan and Employee Guide

State Government Reopening Guidelines:

Safely Returning to Work Guidelines

Minnesota's Stay Safe Plan

Health Resources:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19

Minnesota Department of Health-COVID-19

Minnesota Department of Health hotline for health questions: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. call 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903

Mayo Clinic Health System COVID-19 Information

Mankato Clinic COVID-19 FAQ's

The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America

Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging (MNRAAA) Response Fund

COVID Cares offers free telephone support

  • Free telephone support 833-HERE4MN (833-437-3466), 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days a week
  • The COVID Cares Support Service is a free telephone support service staffed by volunteer licensed mental health and substance use disorder personnel. The volunteers are available for 20-minute support calls to listen, share resources and tools, and talk with all Minnesotans experiencing stress.
  • The service started in April through a collaboration with volunteers from the Minnesota Psychiatric Society, the Minnesota Psychological Association, the Minnesota Black Psychologists, and Mental Health Minnesota. The free service is also accessible at FastTrackerMN.org where searchers can also find psychiatric and mental health services availability and real-time Substance Use Disorder Treatment program openings.   

City of North Mankato Resources:

Resolution Extending Outdoor Seating

City of North Mankato COVID-19 Assistance Loan Program - April 13, 2020

Local Emergency Declaration, Planning References & Operational Changes Update - April 6, 2020

Notice of City Council Meeting by Telephone or Other Electronic Means - April 2, 2020

City Administrator's Declaration of Electronic Meetings - March 31, 2020

Planned Adjustments for North Mankato City Services in Response to COVID-19 - March 16, 2020

Local Library Locations Closing Media Release - March 16, 2020

City of North Mankato Announces Changes to City Operations Due To COVID-19 - March 18, 2020

Spring Lake Park Swim Facility Compliance Plan with MDH Guidance

Reopening of Public Swimming Pool and Aquatic Facilities MDH

KTV Access COVID-19 Resources Page

Nicollet County Resources:

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Resources Available to Nicollet County Residents in Response to COVID-19

Nicollet County has opened their support phone line for residents to call if they have essential needs (food, medications, cleaning supplies, etc.) that cannot be met by friends, family, or neighbors. The phone line is available to assist the public who are under quarantine or self-isolation or for prevention of illness for high susceptibility due to COVID-19. If you are able to meet your needs with assistance of family and friends, we encourage you to continue to do so. If you are facing challenges with obtaining the essential items you need, please call 507-394-8550. We are also still available as a support line to individuals who would like to make contact with a Nicollet county employee.

State Government Resources:

The Office of Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan Newsroom

Disaster Relief Loan Funding Program for Small Businesses

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits

Minnesota Department of Revenue Tax-Related Resources

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Resources

Federal Government Resources:

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Fact Sheet

Greater Mankato Growth Resources:

Greater Mankato Growth COVID-19 Resources Page

Determining your Occupancy Limit

PPP Flexibility Act

GMG Recovery Toolkit

Greater Mankato Area Take Out, Delivery & Business Options

Greater Mankato Growth Temporary Employment Opportunities