Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

Update 2/36/20 

Stay Home MN

On Tuesday, March 25, Governor Tim Walz ordered Minnesotans to stay home starting March 27 at 11:59 p.m. through April 10, and limiting going out only for essential needs.

Update 3/20/20

Recreation Programming Cancellations 

Due to current CDC and MN Department of Health guidelines, Parks and Recreation programs and events are cancelled through May 10. Registrations are still being accepted for later programs. Any further cancellations due to the response to COVID-19 will result in full refunds as applicable.  

Update 3/17/20

Declaring a Local Emergency

Effective 8:00 am on March 16, 2020, the Mayor declared a local emergency. 
Mayor’s Proclamation Declaring a Local Emergency (PDF)
Update 3/15/20

City Hall Closed to Public; Available by Phone/Email 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to encourage social distancing, the City of Vadnais Heights is closing all its facilities Monday (3/16) to the general public for the foreseeable future. All non-essential meetings, events, and rec programs are cancelled until further notice. The health and safety of our community members, our staff and their families are the City of Vadnais Heights’ priority. The City will continue to operate all essential services and staff will be available by email and telephone. Under special circumstances, by appointment. City Council and Planning Commission meetings will be open to the public. As this situation is very fluid, this directive will be monitored on a week to week basis. We appreciate everyone’s patience as we navigate this unique time. For ongoing updates, please consider registering to the City’s Alert Center.

Update 3/10/20


The City of Vadnais Heights is monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and is working closely with county and local health officials to prepare for the possibility of a local outbreak. For the health and protection of our municipal staff, business community and community members, the city is currently reviewing and updating our citywide Emergency Management Plan. In times of disaster and emergency, the city’s Emergency Management Plan will guide our response.

Visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for more information about COVID-19, as well as recommended precautions and preventative care. Current CDC recommendations include washing your hands frequently, avoid close contact with people who are sick, and stay home when you are sick. Visit the Minnesota Department of Health and Ramsey County websites for state and local updates. 

CDC Fact Sheet

What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - (PDF)


For questions about COVID-19, the public can contact the Minnesota Department of Health hotline at 651-201-3920.