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In response to Minnesota Executive Order 20-02, local schools and charters are required to provide care for elementary-age children of health care professional, first responders, and other emergency workers during previously planned school days to ensure Minnesota’s first line of defense against COVID-19 can stay on the job. As part of the school or charter’s effort to provide care to those where Executive Order 20-02 applies, they may request verification of an individual’s employment as a health care professional.
This letter (linked below) may be used to fulfill this verification if you have children who are enrolled in school, kindergarten through age 12, are not working remotely, and meet at least one of the following criteria:
If you do not meet the above criteria, there are other ways in which Mayo Clinic is supporting you and your child care needs during this time of uncertainty. Please see this list of options for back-up child care in a community crisis.