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COVID-19 Update - Helpful Resources and Information

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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We are experiencing many challenges related to the COVID-19 virus. I understand the difficulties and want to provide you with some useful information and resources.

Executive Orders

Gov. Walz has signed several COVID-19 related Executive Orders.  Click here to read more.

University of Minnesota

On all campuses of the University of Minnesota, in-person instruction is suspended starting today through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Read more here, including a message from University President Joan Gabel.  

Minneapolis Public School information

Comprehensive information and resources from the Minneapolis School District can be found here.

City of Minneapolis information

The City of Minneapolis has information about its response to the COVID-19 virus. Check here for updates and details.

Hennepin County information

Another helpful resource is the Hennepin County website.


Some of the information below was included in an earlier update, but I thought you might find it useful to review.

Minnesota Department of Health resources

Additionally, MDH is making information about the coronavirus available in multiple languages. A full list of available languages and links to download materials are available below. 

COVID-19 in Amharic (PDF)

COVID-19 in Arabic (PDF)

COVID-19 in Chinese (PDF)

COVID-19 in Hmong (PDF)

COVID-19 in Karen (PDF)

COVID-19 in Russian (PDF)

COVID-19 in Somali (PDF)

COVID-19 in Spanish (PDF)

COVID-19 in Vietnamese (PDF)  

MDH has also set up non-English versions of its coronavirus website. A full list of available languages and links to each page is available below. 





QUESTIONS about school and childcare:

Call 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504 (7am-7pm daily)


*Childcare providers with questions should call 1-888-234-1268 

QUESTIONS about health:

651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903 (7am-7pm daily)


QUESTIONS for workers and employers:

651-259-7114 or 800-657-3858


You can contact me at or (651) 296-4219. Be sure to “like” my official state representative Facebook page!

Thank you for the privilege of serving District 60A in the legislature.


Sydney Jordan

State Representative

Representative Sydney Jordan

553 State Office Building

St. Paul, MN 55155



Legislative Assistant:

Ellen Larson 651-296-5517

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