Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Learn more about the State of Minnesota's COVID-19 response on the State website.

Resources For Small Businesses


State of Minnesota's COVID-19 Website

Governor Tim Walz's Executive Orders

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has signed multple executive orders in response to COVID-19. Learn more at

Hennepin County Public Health

The County website offers tips for residents like taking necessary precautions and preparing in case someone in your family gets sick. Learn more at

Minnesota Department of Health

The MDH website includes information regarding travel, what can be done to prepare, what the MDH is doing, and more. Learn more at

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC website offers useful information about virus symptoms and how it spreads. The site also has information regarding global and domestic cases. Learn more at

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy provides information about its ability to provide our essential services. Stay up to date at

Small Business

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has businesses scrambling for information. Check here for information about loans, employment issues, and more.

Housing Aid

Eviction Moratorium

The CDC issued a new order temporarily halting evictions in counties with substantial and high levels of community transmission in order to respond to recent, unexpected developments in the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the rise of the Delta variant. The order is effective from August 3 to October 3, 2021.


Renters living in Minnesota who need assistance to pay rent and utility bills and landlords/property owners who have tenants who are behind on rent can apply for RentHelpMN at or by calling 211.

The Zero Balance Project

Rental property owners and managers may lead the application process for COVID-19 emergency rent assistance when the renter has not already submitted an application to RentHelpMN.

Additional Resources For Renters

The eviction moratorium phase out law protects eligible tenants that have applied for rent assistance from eviction until June 1, 2022. Property owners may file evictions if there is a material lease violation. Contact HOMELine’s free tenant hotline for legal advice: 612-728-5767 or use their free email an attorney service.

HousingLink provides information and resources for renters, including those impacted by COVID-19.

Additional Resources For Landlords/Property Owners

Additional Resources For Homeowners

  • The Minnesota Home Ownership Center has resources for home owners and buyers, including how to obtain advice if you are facing foreclosure.

City News Stories

May 22, 2020 Hennepin County Offers Rental Assistance To Qualified Residents

May 20, 2020 City Canceling Or Modifying Many Summer Parks And Rec Programs

May 14, 2020 Hennepin County Offering Mini Grants To Community Members

May 9, 2020 Three One Six Bar + Grill Now Open For Take-Out

May 6, 2020 Council Approves Emergency Funding Allocation From GVHSC Due To COVID-19

May 1, 2020 Stay Home Order Extended Until May 18

April 29, 2020 Hennepin County Lending A Hand To Small Businesses

April 27, 2020 GVFD Receives Hundreds Of Donated Cloth Masks

April 21, 2020 City Receives Donation Of 200 Boxes Of Girl Scout Cookies

April 21, 2020 Fire Department Collecting Homemade Personal Protective Equipment

April 20, 2020 Watch The City’s Virtual Organics Recycling Open House

April 18, 2020 Run The Valley Now Being Held Virtually June 5–14

April 17, 2020 Brookview Golf Course To Open April 18

April 17, 2020 City Provides Resources To Residents Living In Unsafe Homes

April 15, 2020 Hennepin County Libraries Offering Curbside Pick-Up

April 13, 2020 Street Sweeping And Plow Damage Repair Delayed Due To COVID-19

April 8, 2020 Join GVPD For A Coffee With A Cop Facebook Live April 9, 10 AM

April 8, 2020 Governor Walz Extends Stay Home Order Until May 4

April 8, 2202 City Council Postpones 2020 PMP Project

Mar 28, 2020 City Asks Residents To Heed Safety Guidelines While Visiting Parks

Mar 25, 2020 Governor Walz Issues Stay-At-Home Order For Minnesotans

Mar 23, 2020 Governor Walz Signs Four New Executive Orders

Mar 21, 2020 Are Playgrounds And Parks Safe During COVID?

Mar 19, 2020 Golden Valley DMV Closed But Will Take Tab Renewals Via Utility Drop Box

Mar 19, 2020 Annual Run The Valley Postponed

Mar 18, 2020 April 9 Organics Recycling Open House Postponed Until Further Notice

Mar 16, 2020 City Council Meetings Held Electronically After Mayor Declares Local Emergency

Mar 16, 2020 City Outlines Continuation Of Operations Policies Through April 3

Mar 13, 2020 City Of Golden Valley Closing Facilities, Canceling Activities And Events

Mar 10, 2020 City Continues Preparing For Potential Coronavirus Impact On Golden Valley

Feb 28, 2020 The City Of Golden Valley Using Coronavirus Outbreak To Evaluate Emergency Procedures