Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Updates: June 24, 2020

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Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Updates

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Minnesota Department of Health

June 24, 2020

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COVID-19 Relief Funding for Businesses

Yesterday, Governor Walz announced the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is now accepting applications for the $62.5 million Small Business Relief Grants Program for businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Eligible businesses with 50 or fewer employees may apply for grants of up to $10,000. The money will be evenly distributed between businesses in Greater Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro, with at least $10 million to go to minority-owned businesses, $2.5 million to veteran-owned businesses, and $2.5 million to women-owned businesses.

Applications are now open and will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 2.

To apply, see DEED: Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants.

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Get Tested

People who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested. Symptoms of COVID-19 can include fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, headache, muscle pain, sore throat, or loss of taste or smell. Other less common symptoms include gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

Visit If You Are Sick for information on what to do if you're sick and where to get tested.

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Materials

We are adding new videos, print materials, and translated documents often. Check out the pages below to view, download, or print these resources.

COVID-19 Translated Materials

Materials and Resources for COVID-19 Response

Videos for COVID-19 Response

The situation is changing rapidly. Visit Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for the most up-to-date information and follow MDH on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram to stay informed.

What's New

Guidance and Resources



NOTE: As new Executive Orders and recommendations are issued, we will review and update the guidance and resources on our website accordingly. Look for an "Updated" date below guidance links to know when the resource was last revised.

Anxiety or Stress during COVID-19 is Normal

News about infectious disease outbreaks like COVID-19 can cause anxiety or stress. This is normal and you are not alone. Find ways to de-stress and recharge, and take the time to monitor your own physical and mental health. For helpful information and resources, visit Daily Life & Coping: Manage Stress.

Take breaks. Connect with others. Ask for help.

Minnesota Helpline

For questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic

651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.