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Minnesota COVID-19 News and Information

Below are the latest articles, information, and resources collected or provided by AARP Minnesota. For questions or concerns, contact the office at mn@aarp.org

Latest COVID-19 News and Information
Care from Home
Resources for updates, home health visits, healthcare resources, food banks, and other state support services.
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We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when people are self-isolating, the website connects you to support in your community. It also enables you to join or organize your own online mutual aid group to stay connected, share ideas and help your family, neighbors and those most affected by COVID-19.
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How do I maintain a healthy emotional state when I feel isolated. This week’s live Q&A  will focus on the topic of Coronavirus: Navigating the New Normal.
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This bilingual live event will provide an overview of the key health and financial security issues facing Hispanics/Latinos during the coronavirus.
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This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
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Vote from Home, Vote Early!
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Residents in Minnesota’s long-term care facilities, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities, are highly vulnerable to COVID-19. Social distancing and new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines restrict visitors' access to nursing homes except during end of life and hospice care. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) last week released new guidance for long-term care facilities during the pandemic, allowing access for designated family members and other people deemed essential caregivers.
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This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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In March, AARP Minnesota conducted a survey to understand Minnesotan's top concerns when it comes to COVID-19 and the current pandemic. AARP Minnesota received 371 responses from e-activists who answered questions related to health, finances and community.
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AARP Minnesota volunteer Joanna Lees recently shared a story about how she is staying connected and active during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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1 p.m. ET — Veterans and 7 p.m. ET — Stay at Home with Experts Ty Pennington, Carla Hall & Matt Paxton
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Authors: Ken Zaiken & Kate Schaefers, AARP MN Executive Council Members
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AARP Minnesota is proud to partner with Twin Cities Film Fest to announce the launch of TCFF Streams, an innovative on-demand streaming platform that will provide Minnesota movie buffs — as well as cineastes across the country — access to award-winning local films.
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AARP is providing information and resources about COVID-19 to help older Minnesotans, and their families protect themselves from the virus and prevent it from spreading to others.

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