Like communities across our nation, we’ve been closely monitoring the unfolding of the situation around the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The City is working diligently in responding to the unique needs of our residents, business owners, and key partners and is coordinating closely with public health officials. Learn more about the City’s response at stpaul.gov/coronavirus.
CITY OF SAINT PAUL UPDATES
- NEW – Important deadline for Federal Economic Impact Payments. Individuals who receive Social Security retirement, survivors, or disability insurance (i.e. SSDI) benefits must visit the IRS’ website and submit payment information by TOMORROW, Wednesday, April 22, in order to receive $500 checks for their dependent or qualifying children.
- Individuals who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) need to take this action by later this month; a specific date will be available soon.
- NEW – With Saint Paul Public Library closed due to COVID-19, some library staff members have been redeployed to help with the city’s pandemic response. Read the story in the Star Tribune.
- NEW – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has compiled guidelines for outdoor recreational activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, based upon Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-38 Allowing for Safe Outdoor Recreation. The guidelines address public health protection measures for both authorized outdoor recreational facilities and the general public. For more information, visit DNR: COVID-19 Outdoor Recreation, Facilities and Public Guidelines.