COVID-19 Response and Resources for Homeless Service Providers

While we’ve been living with COVID-19 for quite some time now, it remains a new disease and we are still learning about the role of different types of transmission and to what extent it may spread in Minnesota. This website links to COVID-19 resources and information for supporting people experiencing homelessness and the staff who support them.

Vaccine Information

This page provides information on Minnesota’s plans to roll out vaccines to people experiencing homelessness and the staff who support them and resources to learn more about the vaccine and help people make an informed choice about getting vaccinated.

Public Health Resources

This page links to specific public health guidance from the CDC and MDH for shelters, outreach programs, and other programs supporting people experiencing homelessness.

State and Federal Funding Resources

This page has information on the funding resources to support the COVID-19 response for people experiencing homelessness. There is information about funding that has been allocated, currently available resources and reporting requirements for currently funded entities.

Weekly Provider Webinars and Newsletters

This page has the recordings and materials for the webinars and information on how to register and join the weekly webinars that take place every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 pm. They are hosted by staff from the Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness, the Department of Health, and Department of Human Service.

Executive Orders

This page has information on relevant Executive Orders issued by Governor Walz to support the state’s response to COVID-19.