Responses to the COVID-19 Outbreak continue to change. Below are some updates that impact this community, however, we strongly urge you to follow the links provided for the very latest information.
Minneapolis Public Schools: Schools will be closed starting Tuesday, March 17 with classes set to resume on April 6. Check for updates at: https://mpls.k12.mn.us/
Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board: MPRB recreation centers and program buildings, including Linden Hills Recreation Center, will be closed to the public from Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, April 5. MPRB classes, programs, events, room reservations, field trips and RecPlus childcare during that time period are also cancelled. Parks and trails will remain open. Check for updates at: https://www.minneapolisparks.org/coronavirus-covid-19-information/
Hennepin County Libraries, including Linden Hills Library, are temporarily closed through April 6. Check for updates at: https://www.hclib.org/about/news/2020/March/covid19-response-hcl
Linden Hills Neighborhood Council is cancelling its April 7th board meeting. LHiNC’s committee meetings will continue virtually until further notice. If people have questions or want to be connected to the committees, please contact Becky Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stay Up to Date About COVID-19
To stay up to date the City of Minneapolis is advising people to visit the Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites often. The city is also providing updates here: http://minneapolismn.gov/emergency/coronavirus
COVID-19: If You Need Help
For neighbors who are in need of food during this time, there are several resources available:
- Metro Meals on Wheels:https://meals-on-wheels.com/coronavirus-update/
- Minnesota Food Helpline: 1-888-711-1151
- Second Harvest: https://www.2harvest.org/who–how-we-help/how-to-get-help/
- Joyce Uptown Food Shelf: https://www.joyceuptownfoodshelf.org/covid19
For neighbors who may need other kinds of help, we encourage you to join and post to Nextdoor: https://nextdoor.com/join. This online resource connects neighbors to neighbors. Someone in the community may be able to lend a helping hand.