• Dakota County COVID-19 Business & Government Resources 

  • The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce has created this webpage as a resource to help serve our business, non-profit, and community partners to give updates on City, County, State, and Federal news & information about COVID-19. This page will be updated on a regular basis.

  • Community News Regarding COVID-19 

    • Eagan City Council declares a local peacetime emergency due to the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020...Learn More
    • The City of Mendota Heights temporarily closes all City facilities to the public due to COVID-19...Learn More
    • The City of Rosemount changes operations related to public health...Learn More
    • Apple Valley declares a local emergency and enacting temporary measures to address COVID-19...Learn More 
    • Apple Valley city building closed due to COVID-19 mitigation. Services available online and by phone... Learn More
    • Burnsville declares local peacetime emergency due to COVID-19...Learn More 
    • Inver Grove Heights to close City Hall to the public March 18 - April 17...Learn More 
    • The City of West St. Paul cancellations, closures, and changes...Learn More 
    • South St. Paul closes all city buildings through March 31...Learn More 
    • The City of Lakeville closes public access to all facilities to the transmission of COVID-19...Learn More 
    • The City of Hastings makes a declaration of public health emergency...Learn More 
    • Farmington closes all city facilities to the public through Sunday, March 29,2020...Learn More 
  • Resources For Businesses Dealing with Impacts of COVID-19

    Minnesota Department of Health: COVID-19 Information for businesses & employers. 

    Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program: The Small Business Administration will work directly with the state to provide loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been impacted by COVID-19.


    Shared Work Program:  For employers that need to reduce worker's hours.

    COVID-19 and Unemployment InsuranceInformation to help understand the role that Unemployment Insurance can play in your business planning.

    Department of Employment and Economic Development: COVID-19 Information and Resources 

    Minnesota Department of Revenue: Information on how COVID-19 is relative to your taxes. 

    Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry: Information regarding the trades, license exams, and workers compensation. 

    U.S. Department of Labor: Information regarding workplace safety, wages, hours, and leave. 

    Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: Read President Neel Kashkari’s statement, view and listen to his media appearances, learn about the Board of Governors' actions, and access COVID-19-related public health resources


  • General Information and Resources for COVID-19 

    • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Updates: Learn More 
    • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for businesses: Learn More 
    • Governor Tim Walz & Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan latest press releases and statements regarding COVID-19: Learn More 
  • Minnesota COVID-19 Hotline

    The Minnesota Department of Health has public hotlines to answer COVID-19 questions.

    School and child care questions:
    651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504
    7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Health questions:
    651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903

    7 a.m. to 7 p.m.