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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

The Greater Downtown Council is actively monitoring local and national events as it relates to our members and community. We will do our best here to keep you updated of news related to COVID-19 and how it may be impacting our community, businesses and events.

For information on prevention, symptoms and what to do if you’re feeling sick, please call the Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline at 651-201-3920. Additional resources can be found at

#StayHomeMN March 27th - April 10th


Important COVID-19 Links


Minnesota Department of Health

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Strategies to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How to Protect Yourself

What to do if you are sick


If your employment has been affected by COVID-19 you can apply for unemployment benefits here.

Small Businesses & Non-Profits

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find the application here.

If you need assistance with the application process, contact the Small Business Development Center consultants directly by phone or email, or click "Sign Up for Services" here and a consultant will reach out to you.

Information on SBA Coronavirus Disaster Assistance

Phone: 1-800-659-2955 / TTY: 1-800-877-8339



Downtown Waterfront District Member Restaurants Providing Take-Out and Delivery

During the COVID-19 pandemdic, it's important to support your local restaurants. For your convenience we've compiled a list of the Downtown Waterfront District Member Restaurants here that are providing take-out and delivery services. Enjoy, eat local, and tag us (FacebookInstagram, and Twitter) with your take-out!

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