This page was created in an effort to keep Meeker County citizens informed of what the County is doing in response to COVID-19. Please know that we are concerned for the health and safety of all residents and County employees, at the same time desiring to continue to provide essential resources to all. Check this site often as our COVID-19 Response is fluid and changes rapidly.
We encourage you to conduct any business you have with Meeker County by internet, phone or e-mail whenever possible. Check individual department pages from the home page of the County web page for timely information. If a face-to-face meeting is necessary, please call ahead to the appropriate department for directions.
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this challenging time.
NEW: Please click on the document links below for information and application for the CARES Act Relief Fund Grant Program for small businesses and nonprofits:
- CARES Act Relief Funding Grant Program for Nonprofits
- CARES Act Relief Funding Grant Program for Small Businesses
Stay Safe Minnesota Plan:
This is the Stay Safe Minnesota Plan as rolled out by Governor Walz. It will be updated as he updates it. Click HERE for more information.
CHANGES TO EXISTING SERVICES:
Phase III of the Meeker County COVID-19 Recovery Plan goes into effect on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Effective this date, County buildings will be open to public traffic, with access limited to one unlocked entrance in each building. The public is encouraged to do business remotely, if possible, or make appointments before coming in. Additionally, we ask that you limit the number of persons entering a County facility to only those that are necessary to conduct business. Public access within County facilities is limited to lobby areas and restrooms only unless escorted by an employee. Social distancing practices apply to the highest extent possible, and the public are encouraged to wear a mask when in County buildings. Click HERE to see the complete Meeker County COVID-19 Recovery Plan.
Click HERE for a summary of County department services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local COVID-19 Nurse Triage Line (320) 373-1026: This is sponsored by the Meeker Memorial Hospital and Clinics as a point of contact for anyone who may be experiencing FEVER, COUGH, and SHORTNESS OF BREATH. Contact the nurse triage line and they will work to ensure callers are directed to the correct source of care. The Triage Line is open as follows:- Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm
- Saturday and Sunday 8am - noon