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Community Education program updates regarding state response to mitigation of COVID-19

The state of Minnesota announced today that all K-12 schools would be closed Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, March 27, 2020 for school staff to make future plans in response to minimizing the spread of COVID-19.

Anoka-Hennepin Schools is on spring break this week, and Adventures Plus school-age care will still be provided for families who enrolled in the program to receive care this Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Non-school day care will not be available on Wednesday, March 18.

In addition, all other school district and community education programs serving adults and youth, including facility rentals, will be closed Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27, 2020, following the executive order from the state of Minnesota.

Due to the uncertainty of school district schedules in the coming weeks, we will be reviewing decisions as we wait for guidance from the state on how operations will proceed.


Anoka-Hennepin Schools and Anoka-Hennepin Community Education programs are together closely monitoring the respiratory illness novel coronavirus or COVID-19 and has a coordinated management planning effort to guide action steps in this situation. The district and community education programs will continue to follow the expert guidance from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Minnesota Department of Health, and county public health agencies.

Learn more about COVID-19 and its status in Minnesota on the Minnesota Department of Health website or by calling the MDH information line at 651-201-3920 or follow Anoka-Hennepin Schools updates at ahschools.us/COVID-19.