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Community Assistance

In need of community resources but unsure where to go? please call 211 on your phone.   211 helps people find local resources they need 24/7. It helps to make the social services ecosystem more efficient and effective so resources can go further.   Call 211 for immediate crisis assistance.

This is the official resource for information about Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits.

Allina Health COVID-19 (Coronavirus) screening interview takes about 1 minute.

Internet Access

Spectrum to offer students free internet amid COVID-19 pandemic:  https://www.wbtv.com/2020/03/15/spectrum-offer-students-free-internet-amid-covid-pandemic/

Charter temporarily offering free Internet services to households with students in K-12 or college:  https://www.wivb.com/news/national/charter-temporarily-offering-free-internet-services-to-households-with-students-in-k-12-or-college/

Things to Do at Home

Board games, cooking, read a book together.

30 Days of LEGO Play - Free Printable Calendar:  https://theshirleyjourney.com/lego-play-free-printable-calendar/

150+ Educational Shows on Netflix - Homeschool Hideout:  https://homeschoolhideout.com/educational-shows-on-netflix/

70 Educational Activities for When You're Stuck Indoorshttp://learnincolor.com/educational-activities-for-when-youre-stuck-indoors.html

12 Museums From Around the World That You Can Visit Virtually:  https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

Storyline Online:  https://www.storylineonline.net/

For a limited time, parents can get a 90 day FREE trial of DreamBox Learning so children can learn at home.

BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

English Minnesota Department of Health website link - https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html    

Spanish - https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/materials/spanish.html

Click for links to the World Health Organization, and the CDC

Plan, prepare, and respond to Coronavirus Disease:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fcommunity%2Fget-your-household-ready-for-COVID-19.html

Mapping the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and worldwide.

Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially, and how to “flatten the curve.”

Mower County Resources

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