COVID Dashboard

                                                 CITY OF NEW BRIGHTON COVID DASHBOARD

Data Source-Ramsey County 

COVID Deaths In New Brighton as of 04/14/21     61

NOTE: Dashed lines represent rolling averages.

CURRENT STATUS SUMMARY-4/16/21

There continues to be significant case growth in the City with an additional 71 cases reported in the previous seven days.  For comparison purposes during the entire month of February there were only 90 cases all month. All Minnesotans aged 16+ are now eligible to obtain the COVID Vaccine.  Our COVID Vaccine Information tab offers tips and links to obtaining your vaccine.  For the fifth week in a row there have been no COVID related deaths in the City.  The State reports that 89.9% of residents 65 and older in Ramsey County have received at least one vaccination and 52.2% of Ramsey County residents have received at least one dose (an increase of ~8% over last week).  The outlook for City services for the upcoming week remains stable with no anticipated service outages or COVID related impacts. 

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Vaccination Information

TIPS TO GET A VACCINE
SUGGESTIONS ON MAKING APPOINTMENT WEBSITES WITH INFORMATION TO FOLLOW
  • Logon to your MyChart to see if you already have an order from your medical provider
  • Check the pharmacy provider websites early in the morning
  • Create your accounts with the providers ahead of time as the appointments go quick
  • Become familiar with priority group designations (65+, food service worker, educators, care givers) and indicate that if you belong to the group
TIPS ON WHERE TO LOOK FOR A VACCINE
YOUR GROUP CHECK 1st CHECK 2nd CHECK 3rd

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Ages 65+

Ages 50+

Health Condition

Food Worker, Caregivers, Educators
General Population

ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINES
PFIZER-BIOTECH MODERNA JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Type mRNA mRNA Viral Vector
Doses 2 2 2
Peak Effectiveness* 7-days after second dose* 14-days after second dose* 28-days after 1st dose*
Ages 16+ 18+ 18+

*All three vaccines begin to protect you soon after being administered, including with the first dose

SOURCE: Public Health Communications Collaborative

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

NORMAL

(Capacity Subject to Executive Orders)

Facility Rentals

NORMAL 

(Capacity Subject to Executive Orders)

Brightwood Hills Golf Course OPEN
Building Permits MODIFIED
Eagles Nest/Birthday Parties OPEN FOR GROUP RESERVATIONS
Fingerprinting MODIFIED
New Brighton COVID Cases/Deaths
COVID Deaths In New Brighton as of 04/14/21     61

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

Reduced Capacity Calculator

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