COVID Dashboard

                                                 CITY OF NEW BRIGHTON COVID DASHBOARD

Data Source-Ramsey County 

COVID Deaths In New Brighton as of 02/25/21     60

NOTE: Dashed lines represent rolling averages.

CURRENT STATUS SUMMARY-2/26/21

There were 0 COVID related deaths in the City during the past week.  Case growth has decreased with a seven day rolling average of 37 active cases per day, a 37% reduction over the previous week.  The State reports that 45.3% of the residents 65 and older in Ramsey County have received at least one vaccination. In addition to existing medical clinics, the Walmart and Hy-Vee Pharmacies have been identified by the State as providing vaccinations for those 65+.  The outlook for City services in the coming week continues to be status quo with notable events including a City Council Work Session, EDC and PREC meetings, National Night Out Party Coordinators Crime Prevention 101 meeting, and beginning March 6th the Ramsey County Library at the New Brighton Community Center will be adding pick-up service back to Saturdays. 

We are asking anyone who knows of a 65+ family member, friend, or neighbor who may need assistance in registering for the vaccine, please help them with the registration process! For general information about the Community Vaccination Program, please visit https://mn.gov/covid19/vaccine/find-vaccine/ or call 833-431-2053 between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

CURRENT ACTIVE UPDATES:

2/25/21 The U.S. Small Business Administration has re-opened the Paycheck Protection Program specifically targeting businesses with fewer than 20 employees and sole proprietors.  The SBA will offer PPP loans to these businesses exclusively from Feb 24-Mar 10.  CLICK HERE for more information and to get matched with a lender.

2/22/21 Selected HyVee locations are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to those 65 and older.  CLICK HERE for more information and to make an appointment.

2/18/21 The State of Minnesota has launched an online Vaccine Connector Tool to assist in finding out when, where, and how to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.  It will alert you when you are eligible, connect you to scheduling resources, and notify you if there are vaccine opportunities in your area.  For more information CLICK HERE.

2/9/21 The City of New Brighton will again be providing no fee outdoor dining permits for local restaurants and dining establishments.  To obtain an outdoor dining permit or learn more about it CLICK HERE.

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Status of City Services

SERVICE STATUS (Click Link for More Information)
City Council MODIFIED
Police Protection NORMAL 
Fire Protection NORMAL
EMS Response NORMAL
Water/Sewer NORMAL
Streets NORMAL
Utility Billing NORMAL 
Police Records/Gun Permits MODIFIED
License Bureau MODIFIED
Passports MODIFIED
City Hall MODIFIED 
New Brighton Community Center MODIFIED
Facility Rentals MODIFIED
Brightwood Hills Golf Course CLOSED (Closed for Winter)
Building Permits MODIFIED
Eagles Nest/Birthday Parties CLOSED
Fingerprinting MODIFIED
Vaccination Status

Vaccine distribution phases

VACCINE PHASE  NEW BRIGHTON CURRENT STATUS
Phase 1a Public Safety Staff and Long Term Care Residents and Staff in the community have received/been offered both doses.  Unaffiliated medical providers continue to be vaccinated.

Pilot

Selected local medical clinics and pharmacies may have vaccination appointments available for those 65+. Below are links to obtain more information/appointments;

Educators and Child Care Providers will also be notified by their employer when they are eligible for vaccination.

Phase 1b Awaiting Guidance
Phase 1c No doses available.
General Public No Doses Available

For Information on what vaccine phase you are in CLICK HERE.

New Brighton COVID Cases/Deaths
COVID Deaths In New Brighton as of 02/25/21     60

Data Source-Ramsey County 

COVID-19 Testing

COVID Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

When to seek emergency medical attention

Look for emergency warning signs* for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.

To find a testing location near you CLICK HERE

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html 

Quarantine and Isolation Calculators

If you were in close contact to a COVID Positive patient or are COVID positive CLICK HERE to learn about the duration of your recommended quarantine or isolation period.  

Close Contact is defined as;

Someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period* starting from 2 days before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, 2 days prior to test specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated.

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/contact-tracing/contact-tracing-plan/appendix.html#contact 

Resident Resources

HOUSING SUPPORT

  • Home Line has posted info about free legal help for renters.  CLICK HERE
  • Housing Link provides info designed to assist landlords and renters with issues related to COVID-19.  CLICK HERE 
  • The Family Housing Fund has compiled a list of resources for household impacted by COVID-19.  CLICK HERE
  • This site provides info on homeownership from how to buy a home, financial advice and mortgage assistance. CLICK HERE
  • The Office of the Attorney General has info on how to file complaints on price gouging, evictions and fraud.  CLICK HERE
  • Housing Support.  The State of MN has resources on paying rent, mortgage assistance and utilities just to name a few.

ESSENTIAL LIVING NEEDS SUPPORT

  • Meal bags provided by Every Meal are now available at the New Brighton Community Center.  Meal bags are free for all families, there are no qualification requirements and no information will be collected.   Each meal bag contains 4-5 pounds of nutritious, non perishable food including fruits, vegetables, proteins, grains, and entrees.
  • Local resident relief programs are managed by Ramsey County.  Information about those programs can be obtained by CLICKING HERE.
  • For information about Food Access resources CLICK HERE.
  • Information about services provided by the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf can be found by CLICKING HERE

MENTAL HEALTH/FAMILY SUPPORT

  • Information about mental health clinics, school based therapy, Senior chore program, or the Community Advocate Program can be obtained by CLICKING HERE
  • For information about the Community Partners with Youth Distance Learning Center CLICK HERE 

​​​​​​​A COVID-19 care hotline for refugees and immigrants is now available through the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ Resettlement Network. Residents can call 651-318-0989 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday to get accurate, timely information about the COVID-19 pandemic and other services offered through the Resettlement Network. Hotline staff speak Amharic, Anuak, Arabic, French, Hindi, Karen, Lingala, Luganda, Mashi, Oromo, Somali, Spanish and Swahili. Language line help is available for callers needing any other language.

Business Resources

Local Resources

Outdoor Dining Permit:  The City has began accepting “temporary use permit applications” for outdoor dining areas. There is NO COST for this permit, but an application will need to be submitted.  Learn More

Find information about the services local restaurants are providing.  These sources are only guides and its recommended you contact an establishment for the most current services provided. 

Your can apply for or renew business licenses by mail or email.  You can find contact info here.

County Resources

Ramsey County Job Board - For job seekers and employers.

Ramsey County has created a Recovery Relief Dashboard that layers available resources by jurisdiction.

Find info about short term loans and other available programs.  Ramsey County Means Business

Engagement opportunities through Ramsey County: 
Housing Analysis recorded presentation and slides   Community Engagement Website and Resident Survey   Business Survey

Pay It Forward - Economic First Responders - This program is for individuals who have expertise in various business assistance areas to become a Pay It Forward volunteer as well as for our business community who is in need of additional support.  All Ramsey County businesses are eligible for this program. 

State Resources

League of Minnesota Cities COVID News and Resources

MN Chamber Vaccine Resources for Businesses

DEED  Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Outdoor Dining

DEED Information and Guidance on Businesses Reopening

The MN Dept. of Labor and Industry (DLI) template for COVID-10 preparedness plans.  PDF Version  or  Word Version

DEED Safely Returning to Work

Federal Resources

Paycheck Protection Program.  This site provides info for businesses to help keep their workforce employed during COVID-19.

U.S. Small Business Administration Business Guidance and Loan Resources  

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)  Opening America's Workplaces Again National Online Dialogue