COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Written by Vicki Oakes, MNbump Connector
Ortonville EDA & Big Stone Area Growth

This page has been in continual update mode since March.  We have now taken down our local updates and notices and provided resource links that cover the current information and connections.

NoteWhether local, state or federal assistance programs, you can call Big Stone Area Growth & Ortonville EDA for help/questions on forms, where to start, etc.  please call 320-839-6155

11/10/2020 New.  The new restrictions are set to go into place Friday, November 13th.

Under the restrictions, bars and restaurants are required to end dine-in services between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. Indoor capacity will also be capped at 150 people. Bar seating will also be closed, with exception for establishments that only have bar seating.

In regards to gatherings, there is a 10-person limit for indoor and outdoor gatherings, and all social gatherings must be limited to members of three households or less.

For events like weddings and funerals, an instituted phased approach with be put in place. However, eventually a 25-person cap will be put in place. Reception events may also not take place between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.

LINK to the latest information on Walz orders.


A good – all topic – compilation of links for businesses
COVID-19 Business Toolkit from the MN Chamber of Commerce

Countryside Public Health, COVID Resource Page LINK

Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Home Page

Minnesota DEED COVID-19 Information Home Page





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