Bloomington Public Health is monitoring coronavirus disease 2019 in the United States. Visit the Minnesota Department of Health's website for the latest information.
Governor Walz issues executive order asking Minnesotans to stay at home
On March 25, Governor Tim Walz issued an executive order directing Minnesotans to stay at home, effective 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 27 until 5 p.m. Friday, April 10.
#StayHomeMN message from Bloomington Police Chief
Watch the Chief's address on video and read the message in various languages.
City Council consent to mayoral declaration declaring a local emergency
"Ordinance 2020-7 – City Council Consent to Mayoral Declaration 2020-1, Declaring a Local Emergency" was approved at the March 16 Emergency City Council meeting.
The Mayor declared an Emergency to exist in Bloomington effective 6 p.m. on March 15, 2020 upon signing Declaration 2020-1.
Questions or concerns about COVID-19?
Any health related questions about COVID-19 should be addressed to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
MDH COVID-19 Hotlines
- Community mitigation (schools, child care, business) questions: 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Health questions: 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The CDC has a new resource, the Coronavirus Self-Checker, to help you make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care.
To access the tool, select the gold “Self-Checker” button on the right side of the “What To Do if You Are Sick” page and follow the prompts.