COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 Information

What is being done?

The City of East Bethel is actively engaged with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and local and regional partners with regard to the state and local response to the COVID-19 virus. Please review the following information for details.

Current Updates

Local Emergency Declaration Extended on April 13, 2020
Local Emergency Declaration issued March 16, 2020
Conducting City Business Remotely

About COVID-19

The CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has spread internationally and is now in the United States. The virus has been named "SARS-CoV-2" and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated "COVID-19").

The MDH has a website that contains updated information on COVID-19 which can be accessed at

MDH is in close contact with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and maintains links on its website to the CDC’s most recent information on the virus which can also be found at