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Coronavirus Disease 2019

DISEASE UPDATE: COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. Symptoms can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. 

The BEST things that you can do is:
                 •  Stay home if you are sick
                 •  Practice social distancing, staying 6 feet apart from others
                 •  Wash your hands frequently, and avoid touching your face
                 •  Cover your cough

To view Renville County's Emergency Operations Center weekly Newsletter, click here.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit:
Minnesota Department of Health: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html
or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html 

Minnesota Department of Health hotline to call with health questions: 1-800-657-3903

#StayHomeMN -Details about the Executive Order to Stay Home, including FAQ's and Resources: https://mn.gov/stayhomemn
          - Violations questions: sahviolations@state.mn.us 

Information on Closure of Places of Public Accommodation, including links to Governor Walz's Executive Orders: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/action.html
          - Questions on what are considered critical operations and can remain open/ operating: criticalsectors@state.mn.us 

Department of Human Services (DHS) Statewide hotline for child care providers: 1-888-234-1268

Discrimination Helpline: 1-833-454-0148  -or complete an online form here: MN Department of Human Rights