COVID-19 Situation Summary
COVID-19 Testing Information
At-home rapid COVID-19 tests are available to all Minnesotans at no cost through the following website: MN FREE COVID-19 rapid tests from the state of Minnesota
Other COVID-19 testing resources are listed below:
COVID-19 testing options in the community can be found by clicking the link below and following the directions:
For information about Anoka County’s COVID-19 cases, please visit the
Click the link above to find testing locations and additional information about getting tested for COVID-19.
2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Anoka County Public Health is actively working in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to maintain the most up to date information on identified COVID-19 cases in the county, along with coordinating ongoing prevention efforts. Click here for the situation update on COVID-19 from the Minnesota Department of Health including the number of cases in Minnesota.
Prescription medication is available for Minnesotans who test positive for COVID-19 and are at high risk of getting very sick because of older age or underlying health conditions.
These medications, also called treatments, can help prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19. If you are at high risk and test positive, it is important to get medication right away to prevent serious illness.
The State of Minnesota's Covid-19 Response site provides detailed guidance about the current vaccine rollout, adjusting the dials to reopen, staying safe, and getting tested.
What is Stay Safe MN? Read the latest overview of the state's plan to fight Covid-19.
Impacts on County ServicesOn March 17, 2020, board chair Commissioner Scott Schulte declared a Local State of Emergency in Anoka County. The full board ratified the declaration March 18, 2020.
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and to protect our customers and employees, Anoka County closed all its non-emergency, in-person services, including but not limited to:
- Government Center (5/20/20 UPDATE: THE PUBLIC CAN NOW ACCESS THE FIRST FLOOR. PROPERTY RECORDS & TAXATION, AND ELECTIONS & VOTER REGISTRATIONS COUNTERS ARE OPEN)
- Human Services Centers (Blaine/Eastern/Southern Neighborhood)
- License and Passport Centers
- Parks buildings
All other Anoka County facilities will remain closed until further notice.
Even though face-to-face visits have been eliminated for now, we are still available to help you via email, phone and online.
If you know the department you need to speak with, please navigate to their page or click the link below to see a list of specific closures, service delivery modifications, contact information, and instructions. Otherwise, please call our main number, 763-324-4000 and someone will direct your call.
Document Drop Off Locations (Effective April 10)
Up-to-Date Health InformationTo receive up to date health information please follow the following links:
What you can do now:
Prevent the spread of COVID-19
- Stay home when you are sick
- Cover your coughs and sneezes
- Practice good handwashing
- Disinfect surfaces
- Follow CDC recommendations for preventing the spread of COVID-19
- Follow CDC recommendations for travel
Put personal preparedness strategies in place for you and your family:
Resources for Senior Citizens
- ACCAP 763-783-4707
- Senior Linkage Line 800-333-2433
- Additional Senior Resources
- PDF of phone numbers, please be aware some listed resources have limited to no available service due to closures.
Assistance for Small Business
MDH Materials and Resources
- MDH Materials and Resources
- Video PSA, print materials, and translated documents to assist with preparing for and responding to COVID-19
Interim Guidance on Alternative Facemasks
- Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Avoid Scams Related to Coronavirus
- Online scam resource
Anoka County SHIP ResourcesAnoka County SHIP has compiled a variety of resources to support the community during this time. Resources are organized by topic area and include food access, physical activity, tobacco cessation, mental well-being, and violence prevention. There are also resources specific to youth/families, seniors, food shelves, schools, and workplaces. View SHIP resources here.
Anoka County Printable PDF Health Posters
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