Minnesota has developed relationships with community organizations to provide targeted access to COVID information and resources across the state.
These COVID-19 Community Coordinators—or CCC’s—include the Department of Indian Work – Interfaith Action, the Northwest Indian Community Development Center and the American Indian Community Housing Organization.
CCC’s can answer questions about:
- Where to get tested for COVID-19
- Food support
- Health care and mental health resources
- Housing and rental assistance
- COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing
- Employment resources
In addition to communities of color, dozens of CCC’s serve the LGBTQ-plus, disability, ethnic and immigrant communities. They can help in multiple languages.
MN Dept. of Health COVID Community Coordinators: https://covidcommunitycoordinators.web.health.state.mn.us/
Department of Indian Work – Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul Primary Counties Served: Ramsey and Hennepin
Hotline Number: 651-304-9986
Northwest Indian Community Development Center (NWICDC)
Primary Counties Served: Beltrami, Lake of the Woods, Hubbard, Clearwater, Roseau, Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Red Lake, Polk, Norman, Mahnomen, Clay
Hotline Number: 218-215-2832 https://www.nwicdc.org/
American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO)
Primary Counties Served: St. Louis, Pine, Aitkin, Itasca, Koochiching, Carlton, Lake, Cook
Hotline Number: 218-215-2760