SECIA is actively working to respond to the needs of our community during this turbulent time. Please use our request form and offer form to indicate whether you are in need of support or have support to offer others. Organization staff and volunteers will use this information to match those requesting support to those offering particular support. SECIA may also use this information to inform program and service offerings during our response to COVID-19.
To ensure you are reading the most accurate and up-to-date news regarding the Coronavirus, follow the CDC’s updates on cdc.gov. If you have health questions about COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health offers a specific COVID-19 hotline: 651-201-3920 (7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time).
The Minnesota Department of Health has made their site for Coronavirus available in multiple languages. Informational materials in more language options can be found here.
- (English) https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html
- (Hmong) https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/materials/hmong.html
- (Somali) https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/materials/somali.html
- (Spanish) https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/materials/spanish.html
Find Low-Cost Health Care or get Health Insurance
Click here to view the Minnesota Department of Health’s document for low-cost health care and health insurance resources in the Minnesota.
Testing Locations and At-home testing
You can go to a clinic or hospital, or you can visit a no-barrier community testing site run by the State of Minnesota.
Testing Locations – Many clinics and pharmacies are offering COVID testing. You can view locations on the MN state website. Check individual locations for details on costs, insurance coverage, and eligibility.
At-home testing – The state of Minnesota has worked to bring easy, at-home testing to all Minnesotans. All Minnesota residents have access to a free, at-home saliva test through Vault. Click here to learn more and order your testing kit.
Community Testing Locations – Community testing sites are available at no-cost to all Minnesotans. Hospitals and clinics may have different pay structures, so be sure to contact both the testing site and your health insurance company ahead of your visit to make sure you won’t be charged for a test.
To view locations or schedule an appointment, visit: mncovidtestingappt.as.me/schedule.php