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Posted on: March 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Coronavirus Resources



Steps to Take

  • Call your doctor:  If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
  • Stay home if you are sick or have been exposed to someone who is sick
  • Wash your hands with hot soapy water for 20 seconds before, during and after visiting our facilities
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, or do so into your elbow
  • Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes
  • Reduce activities
  • Practice social distancing measures
  • People who are 65 and older, or people of any age who have underlying medical conditions, should stay at home and avoid gatherings or other situations of potential exposures, including travel.

Resources for Business

Businesses Resources

Business Financing 

Ramsey County Resources

Ramsey County Business Resources 

  • Open to Business - Noah Her, Ramsey County’s Open to Business adviser is available to businesses looking for a one-on-one consultation to discuss their options in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Contact Noah by phone at 612-294-1911 or email at

 Resources for Small Businesses

Small Business Disaster Loan program

  • This program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2 million to small businesses and private non-profits.
  • These loans can go toward working capital to meet needs including payroll, accounts payable, and fixed debt payments that can’t be paid due to the COVID-19 pandemic.    
  • The current interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses. The non-profit rate is 2.75%.  
  • These loans have long-term repayment options, up to a maximum of 30 years.  

Stay Informed

  • To receive COVID-19 email or text updates from the city, visit Notify Me and the Alert Center to sign up for the latest announcements.

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