As concerns about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, spread across the globe, community members right here in Woodbury are stepping up.
Below is a list of local resources, including free lunches for kids who are out of school, restaurants offering curbside pickup, guidance from local authorities and more.
Know of any other local resources for your neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic? Email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information on COVID-19 from the City of Woodbury can be found here.
Information from South Washington County Schools can be found here.
Below are restaurants providing takeout, delivery or curbside pickup.
Below are restaurants offering free food for children who are out of school.
Lunds & Byerlys is offering extended hours, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., every day. The company asks shoppers to reserve the first hour of opening (7-8 a.m.) for shoppers who are at a higher risk of severe illness by COVID-19, including the elderly and those who are immunocompromised.
Woodbury-based Occasions with Character will hold free virtual storytimes on their Facebook page "to keep spreading smiles and raising spirits during this time," says owner Melissa Katz.
Stepping Stones Early Learning Center is putting plans in place should the need for distance learning arise. To request more information or check availability, please email email@example.com or call 651-998-1661.
Washington County libraries are waiving fines, extending due dates and offering curbside pickup and online storytimes.
The Woodbury Chamber of Commerce will offer virtual business roundtable meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays through early May.