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Brainerd Lakes COVID-19 Resources & Information

View COVID-19 information and resources for the Brainerd Lakes Area in Minnesota.

Brainerd Public Schools Announcements

View information relating to the COVID-19 school closure including the community letter from Superintendent Larson.

Brainerd & Crow Wing Public Transit response to COVID-19 (coronavirus

The City of Brainerd & Crow Wing County Public Transit will operate on schedule as normal. We are doing everything possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while providing essential transportation services to those who need them.

Central Lakes College COVID-19 and the Campus Community

Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, in coordination with state and local health departments, is closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19, a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus that was first detected in December 2019 in China and has since spread to several other countries, including the United States.

City of Brainerd Parks & Recs COVID Cancellations

City buildings will be closed to the public until further notice. We will continue to serve the public online, by phone, email or U.S. mail. Cancellation and postponement information may be updated frequently in this changing environment; please check back often or give us a call at 218-828-2320.


We are adjusting and canceling some public events, open houses and meetings in response to COVID-19.

MN Dept of Health

Guidance for all Minnesotans
Strategies to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota

MN Dept of Education

Governor Tim Walz and Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker have announced that all Minnesota schools through grade 12 will be closed beginning Wednesday, March 18.

Brainerd HRA COVID-19 Update

Based on new guidance regarding limiting the unnecessary spread of COVID-19, the Brainerd HRA is modifying how it delivers services to the public and is not allowing public entry into our buildings at this time. The Brainerd HRA remains open to serving the public and will now do so through telephone, e-mail, and on-line services.

Bridges of Hope Statement on COVID-19

We want to reassure the Brainerd Lakes Community that we are open and here to serve you in this time of need. Here is where we are at with our needs and available services.