*What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)- Click Here
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) City of Breckenridge General Information:
COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program is now accepting applications- Facts about the program/eligibility- Click here
Application- Click Here
Governor Walz Announces Executive Order 20-82: Authorizing and Directing the Commissioner of Education to Require School Districts and Charter Schools to Provide a Safe and Effective Learning Environment for Minnesota's Students during the 2020-21 School Year
Governor Walz Announces Executive Order 20-81: Requiring Minnesotans to Wear a Face Covering in Certain Settings to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released the results of a survey asking Minnesota families about their experience with distance learning and their thoughts on the upcoming school year
Minnesota credit unions and banks to extend some CARES Act mortgage-relief options to customers without a federally-backed mortgage
After much consideration, the City Council has made the difficult decision not to open the Breckenridge Family Aquatic Center (BFAC) this summer. Please join us again in 2021.
Governor Walz's Emergency Executive Order 20-74: Continuing to Safely Reopen Minnesota’s Economy and Ensure Safe NonWork Activities during the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency
Governor Walz's Emergency Executive Order 20-63: Continuing to Safely Reopen Minnesota's Economy and Ensure Safe Non-Work Activities During the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency
Governor Walz's Emergency Executive Order 20-56: Safely Reopening Minnesota's Economy and Ensuring Safe Non-Work Activities during the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency
Walz extends order until May 18, allows curbside pickup for retail stores and strongly encourages all Minnesotans to wear masks when outside the home
Governor Walz’s Emergency Executive Order 20-48: Extending and Modifying Stay at Home Order, Continuing Temporary Closure of Bars, Restaurants, and Other Places of Public Accommodation, and Allowing Additional Workers in Certain NonCritical Sectors to Return to Safe Workplaces
Breckenridge Family Community Center plans for the 2020 SUMMER FUN PROGRAM are canceled
Breckenridge Fire Department Homemade Mask Drive on Saturday, April 25th from 10am-2pm at North side Fire Hall - Click Here
Breckenridge Family Aquatic Center plans for the 2020 summer season are currently being reviewed.
Support Our Area Businesses: The gift card blitz head over to our website www.southernvalleystrong.com to purchase the gift cards. Click here for flyer.
Rep Backer and Sen Westrom in MN will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting at 2:00 pm on Wednesday April 22nd on the state’s COVID-19 response and other legislative issues. You can find more information here.
Breckenridge Police Department Notice to Public regarding MN Governor Walz Emergency Executive Order 20-20
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Information for Employers and Employees:
City of Breckenridge CARES Small Business Grant from $2,000-$15,000: Click Here
FREE, one-on-one business consulting to Re-Energize Your Business from West Central MN Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)
The $600 of federal unemployment benefit will expire at the end of July. If you are in need of additional state and community services, and resources- Click Here
Governor Walz's Emergency Executive Order 20-54: Protecting Workers from Unsafe Working Conditions and Retaliation During the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency
Governor Walz’s Emergency Executive Order 20-40: Allowing Workers in Certain Non-Critical Sectors to Return to Safe Workplaces
MN Department of Employment and Economic Development – for businesses: Safely Returning to Work questions and answers and links to COVID-19 Preparedness Plan templates and guidelines.
Can my business be open? Review the guidance
COVID-19 Preparedness Plan template - Word document | PDF
Checklist guidelines for creating a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan - Word document | PDF
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to small businesses
Support Main Street Retail webinar Tuesday, April 28th by University of Minnesota Extension at 9:00 am
Resources for MN Businesses- financial assistance, the paycheck protection program, and the Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act
If your business is not on the list on the above link and you feel are are an essential business- Click here
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) and Mental Health:
Mental Health Crisis Line- Call **CRISIS (**274747)