The State of Minnesota’s Department of Health provides daily updates as a part of their situation report. The report shows how many people in Minnesota have been tested, how many positive COVID-19 cases there are in Minnesota, what counties they are located in, in addition to how many people have recovered. They also provide information on testing and data that has been collected from across the state. To view this report click here: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/situation.html
If you have questions on how to protect yourself from the Coronavirus or what to do if you feel sick, please visit the Center for Control Center’s website found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
On March 17, the City of Duluth closed all of its buildings to the public in an effort to help slow the spread of theCOVID-19. On March 18, City staff began working from home unless they were deemed as essential workers and were required to come into work. The City of Duluth remains committed to providing the community with the services they expect and need. That includes services from the Duluth Police Department, Duluth Fire Department, Public Works and Utilities, and all other staff who are ready to assist residents remotely.
The City of Duluth does not manage St. Louis County operations. For more information on how St. Louis County is operating, and what services are still being provided, please click on the following link: https://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/departments-a-z/public-health-human-services/public-health/coronavirus-information#88651146-how-is-covid-19-affecting-county-services
For a list of city resources please visit: https://duluthmn.gov/covid19/community-resources/
All City of Duluth utilities, including Comfort Systems, will not be suspended for non-payment until further notice. Payment arrangements can be made with Comfort Systems by calling 218-730-4050. Bills will continue to be sent to residents and are the responsibility of residents to pay.
If you have lost your employment due to COVID-19,please click on the following link to see if you would qualify for unemployment https://www.uimn.org/applicants/howapply/index.jsp .
If you are looking for a job, the Duluth CareerForce Center can help! Click on the following link to connect with a team member virtually https://www.careerforcemn.com/virtual-interactive-services-career-seekers and learn more.
The City of Duluth does not operate the authorities mentioned above. For more information, please click on the following links to learn more about how each organization or authority is operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Duluth International Airport: https://duluthairport.com/
Duluth Housing & Redevelopment Authority: https://www.duluthhousing.com/
Duluth Entertainment & Convention Center (DECC): https://decc.org/
Spirit Mountain: https://www.spiritmt.com/
While adhering to Governor Walz’s Stay at Home Executive Order, we can still support local businesses by ordering takeout or delivery from local restaurants, donate to non-profits who continue to serve community members, and/or buy gift cards online from your favorite Duluth establishments. All of this can be done from home, keeping you and Duluth business owners and staff safe.
If you have medical questions about the COVID-19 virus, which would include symptoms or if you would need to be tested, please call:
- Essentia Health: 1-833-494-0836
- Luke’s : 218-249-4200
For non-medical questions that would include preventative steps, or travel-related questions, please call St. Louis County Public Health COVID-19 information phone line at 218-625-3600. The Public Health team is available to answer calls Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. You can also call the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903.