At the end of July 2020, Governor Tim Walz shared the 2020-2021 Planning Guide for Schools: Health Considerations for Navigating COVID-19 which provides parameters for schools to use in their planning for possible reopening in fall 2020-2021. More information is available on the Minnesota Department of Health website.
Please check with your school and school district for the most up-to-date information. See CDC: Resources for K-12 Schools and Childcare Program for additional resources.
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Well-Being Resources for Parents
Child care for emergency workers
Emergency workers with children infant to school age in need of child care should call 1-888-291-9811 to be directed to available providers. In addition, families can
view current providers on this map.
Child care providers and families of emergency workers seeking care can find the most up-to-date information at mn.gov/childcare.
Free student meals
Following the closure of schools due to COVID-19, Dakota County school districts and restaurants have offered to give free lunches to students in need.
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