Latest information about COVID-19 from Aging
The latest news about the pandemic and information from the Aging and Adult Services Division for our partners, providers and the people we serve. Click a headline below to read the full article.
DHS COVID-19 updates
For updates related to agency wide DHS programs, visit the DHS homepage. It has information for providers, counties, tribal nations and members of the public as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be updated as changes happen at federal and state levels. To be notified when changes occur, you can sign up for COVID-19-specific DHS email notifications.
Governor’s executive orders
The governor granted the Minnesota Department of Human Services emergency temporary authority to change administrative and regulatory requirements for food assistance, home care, public health care and other state programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find a complete list of temporary waivers and program modifications. We will describe many of these modifications further in DHS bulletins.
Frequently asked questions about maintaining HCBS eligibility under COVID-19 requirements
This page includes information for lead agencies about rates and scenarios about how to maintain a person’s HCBS eligibility. Please see Frequently asked questions about maintaining HCBS eligibility under COVID-19 requirements.