COVID-19 Assistance & Resources
Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) has new and expanded services for households experiencing COVID-19 related hardships.
COVID-19 Assistance Programs
Transportation Assistance Program
CAP-HC is offering local transportation assistance to households that have experienced a financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Once approved, assistance is provided in the form of a $100 gas card or Metro Transit card.
Vehicle Repair Assistance Program
CAP-HC's Vehicle Repair Assistance Program addresses the high cost of vehicle repairs by providing income-eligible clients with financial assistance toward auto repairs to ensure their vehicle is safe and reliable. Households experiencing a COVID-19 related hardship are eligible for additional financial assistance for auto repairs.
Additional COVID-19 Resources
Visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) COVID-19 information website.
Visit the Minnesota Dept. of Health COVID-19 information website for general information about COVID-19, how to protect yourself and others, where to get tested if you have symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19, and more.
Visit the Minnesota Dept. of Health COVID-19 Response website to find vaccination locations, information about vaccines for children, boosters, vaccine rewards, and more.
COVID-19 has impacted the mental health and well-being of people across the United States. Allina Health and Hennepin County Public Health partnered in 2020 to promote mental well-being with Change to Chill (CTC). Find CTC resources for parents, teens, and more, including resources for Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and LGBTQIA+ youth.
The Governor has launched a public dashboard to help keep Minnesotans informed of important COVID-19 statistics. This includes cases by county, by gender, and by race.
Watch this "Coronavirus in Context" conversation between Dr. John Whyte, Chief Medical Officer at WebMD, and Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey, the Executive Director of the COSHAR Healthy Communities Foundation.