COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESOURCES

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As we become aware of resources in the Brown County Area, we will post them on this page.  If you have a specific question or have a resource that is not listed, please call or email our office at 507-354-6512 or director@unitedwaybrowncoutnyarea.org.  For a full list of our Partner Organizations 

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Friday, July 30th from 4pm-7pm at Sleepy Eye Brewing Company - 121 Main St. W. - Sleepy Eye
https://PublicHealthImmunizations.as.me/SEBreweryJJ

Saturday, August 14th from 10am-7pm at the Brown County Free Fair – Brown County Fairgrounds -1201 N. State St. – New Ulm
https://PublicHealthImmunizations.as.me/browncountyfair

Saturday, August 21st from 11am-3pm at the Sleepy Eye End of Summer Celebration – Allison Park – 4th Ave NW – Sleepy Eye
https://PublicHealthImmunizations.as.me/endofsummer

In addition to these community events, Brown County Public Health continue to host a vaccine clinic in our department at 1117 Center Street in New Ulm EVERY Thursday afternoon from 2:30pm-5:30pm.  All three vaccines continue to be available.  Anyone ages 12 and older are eligible for a vaccine!

Walk-in Appointments are ALWAYS welcome or visit their website at www.co.brown.mn.us/covidvaccine or call 507-233-6820 to schedule an appointment.

United Way of the Brown County Area in partnership with Brown County Area Chamber offices created a special grant opportunity to help individuals and/or families experiencing a financial difficulty as a direct result of COVID-19. Please read the eligibility requirements carefully to see if you may qualify for assistance.

Click HERE for the grant application (printable).


Rent/Utilities Help

RentHelpMN applications are now open

RentHelpMN is available to Minnesotans who have experienced a financial hardship due to the pandemic.  Those who qualify could receive help with rent and utility bills for up to 15 months.

 

Energy Assistance Program

The Energy Assistance Program can help eligible both renters and homeowners by:
Paying up to $1,600 for energy bills
Providing more assistance, if needed for past due bills, to avoid disconnection, or get reconnected
Repairing or replacing homeowners’ furnaces
Providing referrals to the Weatherization Assistance Program for free home improvements to conserve energy and lower future energy bills. 

Brown County Nutrition Booklet