Support for Families, Students & Schools

COVID-19 Vaccines for School and Child Care Staff

Minnesota launched a COVID-19 vaccine pilot program now known as COVID-19

Community Vaccination Program in an effort to vaccinate those 65 and older, as well as prekindergarten through grade 12 school staff. You can find FAQs from the state of Minnesota here, or visit our vaccine fact sheet to learn more.


COVID-19 Testing for School Staff

Starting Jan. 4, 2021, all public schools offering hybrid or in-person learning must offer on-site testing to those in contact with students. Please visit this website to find a community testing center near you. 


Child Care Assistance

The MN Department of Human Services has many resources available to families that need assistance with child care at this time. Please visit this website to find the best resource for you and your family.  


Food and Nutrition Assistance 

The MN Department of Education has many resources available to families that require food or nutrition assistance during this time. Click here for more information.


Mental Health Support for Students and Families

The MN Department of Health has put together this helpful guide for managing mental health during COVID-19. In an emergency, call 9-1-1. 


Additional Support

The MN Department of Education is providing helpful resources for supporting students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for more information and check back often as they update it frequently.