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10/19/2020 (Updated on Mondays) 

Currently there are 565 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Watonwan County. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) updates the state of Minnesota numbers daily and can be found on their website directly.

MDH has other resources for COVID information including the Minnesota COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Update for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

Currently the Human Services building is closed to the public, however some services are still available via phone and other electronic means, please call the individual department for further information.

Resources for Residents


Watonwan County Small Business Relief Grant

COVID-19 Information for Business and Employers

Return to Work Guidance

Community Members

Strategies to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota

Emergency Food Support

Protecting Yourself and Your Family: COVID-19

Travelers: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Schools and Child Care: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Materials in Spanish

COVID-19 Hotlines:

Watonwan County Essential Services Hotline: 


The phone line has been set up to assist the public who are under quarantine or self-isolation or for prevention of illness for high susceptibility due to COVID-19. 

Minnesota Helpline:

For questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, call 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504
Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mental Health Crisis Line - Call: **CRISIS (**274747)

Information changes quickly, so please check these websites for the latest information.