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Mental Health Resources
Multilingual Health Information
Safety
COVID-19 Pregnancy and Postpartum Resources
Disability-focused COVID-19 Resources


COVID-19 Health Information

  • Free COVID-19 testing in August – In a partnership with MDH, Ramsey County Public Health, KOM and M-Health Fairview, HAP is working with community partners to offer COVID-19 testing at two sites over the next four weekends. The drive-thru and walk-up testing is open to anyone, with or without symptoms. The testing is free, no insurance is needed and will be at the following locations and days:
    • Saturdays, Aug. 8, 15, 22 and 29
       2-6 p.m.
      Aldrich Arena
      1850 White Bear Ave., Maplewood, MN 55109
    • Sundays, Aug. 9, 16, 23 and 30
       2-6 p.m.
       Washington Technology Magnet School
      1495 Rice St., Saint Paul, MN 55117
    • More information in English, Hmong, Karen, Spanish.
  • What to do if you’re waiting for COVID-19 test result – click here
  • COVID-19 Mask Dos and Don’ts – click here
  • Protecting Yourself and Protecting Your Family – click here
  • Vehicle Gatherings/Parades Guidance  – click here
  • Funeral Guidance – click here
  • How COVID-19 Can Spread in a Community – Video
  • Guidance for Faith-Based Communities Considering In-Person Services – click here
  • COVID-19 Hotline – Call 1-888-312-0847 before you go to the clinic for assessment
  • Find COVID-19 Testing Locations – click here
  • Walk-in Care (Weekdays 7am to 7pm, Weekends 8am to 4pm)
    • M Health Fairview Clinic – Maplewood – 651-232-7800
    • M Health Fairview Clinic – Woodwinds – 651-232-6700 or for more information: click here
  • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease: click here
  • Minnesota Health plans: State leaders have partnered with local nonprofit health plans to remove barriers to care and coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Refer to your health plan for a better understanding of changes specific to your coverage.
    Some of the changes for commercially insured members include:
    • No costs for COVID-19 testing. Minnesotans will not be charged for any costs related to COVID-19 testing. 
    • No costs for hospitalizations related to COVID-19. Most plans will not charge members if they need to be hospitalized due to COVID-19 and use an in-network hospital. 
    • Access to telemedicine. Most plans and providers have increased access to telemedicine services, allowing Minnesotans to get the care they need from the safety of their homes.
      Employer coverage may vary. Many Minnesotans are covered through their employers, who offer their own benefit structure. The State of Minnesota cannot mandate these benefits to these plans but is encouraging employers to offer similar COVID-19 coverage.
  • COVID-19 Medical Assistance for Uninsured or to access the application – click here
  • Symptom self-checker from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Prevent the spread of COVID-19 while you shop – click here
  • WARNING DO NOT USE – List of Hand Sanitizers NOT Approved by the FDA – click here
  • COVID-19 & MN LGBTQ Community – click here
  • How to Clean and Disinfect Your Home if Someone Has COVID-19 Video – click here
  • Serious Adverse Health Events Associated with Methanol-based Hand Sanitizers – click here
  • Contact Tracing – click here
  • FAQs Regarding Disabilities and Special Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic – click here
  • Visiting Friends and Family with Higher Risk for Severe Illness Video – click here
  • Vaccinations during COVID-19 Video – click here
  • Learn about how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on your farm video – English, Hmong, Spanish
  • Wearing Masks for Young Adults – video
  • How to Get a Mask – click here
  • Guidance for Safe Celebrations and Events – click here

Mental Health Resources

  • Supporting Mental Well-being During COVID-19 – click here
  • Tips and Resources for Children and Parents During COVID-19: click here
  • Behavioral Health and Emergency Preparedness: click here
  • Coping Strategies for COVID-19 Stress – click here
  • Ramsey County Crisis Outreach – Call 651-266-7900 for 24/7 assessment, referral and mobile outreach for adults in Ramsey County experiencing a mental health crisis
  • Crisis Text Line: The 24/7 emergency service is available if you or someone you know is experiencing a psychiatric or mental health crisis. Text MN to 741741
  • County Crisis Contacts – access a directory of mental health crisis phone numbers by county here:
  • Minnesota Warmline: Are you an adult needing support? Talk to a specialist who has firsthand experience living with a mental health condition. Call 651-288-0400 or text “Support” to 85511
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The 24/7 lifeline provides support when in distress, has prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and resources for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Distress Helpline: Offers crisis counseling and support if you or a family member is experiencing emotional distress related to a disaster. Call: 1-800-985-5990
  • Peer Support Connection Warmlines: Peer-to-peer telephone support that’s safe and supportive. Open 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. Call or text 844-739-6369
  • CDC: Helping Children Cope During and After a Crisis
  • CDC – Printable Coping Strategies Activity and Coloring Book
  • PBS – How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress During Coronavirus
  • New online magazine and podcast created by youth to raise awareness about mental health: Youth Voices of Experience
  • Minneapolis Youth Congress: Is Anxiety on the Rise? – Video – click here
  • Support for People with Mental Illness Who Are Sick with COVID-19 – click here
  • Saint Paul Public Library Social Worker offers phone support weekdays from 1-4 p.m. Get help with problem-solving, ask questions, find resources, or get support from a licensed social worker. Call 651-300-9305 or email ruby.rivera@wilder.org. Learn more at sppl.org.

Multilingual Health Information

Safety

Sexual Violence Prevention

COVID-19 Pregnancy and Postpartum Resources

  • Breastfeeding during the current health crisis – click here
  • If You Are Pregnant, Breastfeeding, or Caring for Young Children – click here
  • Things to Know if You’re Pregnant During COVID-19 – click here

Disability-focused COVID-19 Resources

  • Disability Hub MN: one-stop shop for disability-focused coronavirus resources – click here
  • Disability Community and COVID-19 Related Resources compiled by the Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies – click here
  • DHS Guidance: Disability Services COVID-19 FAQ – click here
  • Access to Support for Patients with Disabilities and Pediatric Patients in Hospital Settings – click here
  • Best Practices for Masks: Considerations for People with Disabilities and Special Health Needs – click here

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