The COVID-19 virus is a health pandemic according to the World Health Organization. It is becoming increasingly concerning for the United States and Minnesota. Chisago County continues to prepare and implement the best practices to limit the spread of the virus to you, your family, and your community.
On March 17, 2020, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners Chair issued Resolution 20/0317 - Declaration of Local Emergency in Chisago County. In confirming the declaration at its meeting on March 18, 2020, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners authorized the implementation of Operational Guidelines, effective immediately and until further notice.
- Effective on Thursday, March 19, 2020, public access to all County buildings is closed for all non-essential services. Access to the court administration and courtrooms, and health and human services will remain available on limited/adjusted basis. The Chisago County Courts are still open for high priority cases and will remain open. Any emergency filings which could include: orders for protection, harassment/restraining orders, emergency guardianships and emergency family motions are still open for filing and hearings. Public use of all County meeting rooms is discontinued.