In order to qualify for care, this child must have at least one parent working for an employer defined by the state of Minnesota as Tier 1:
Healthcare and public health
Law enforcement, public safety and first responders
Food and agriculture
Judicial Branch (essential services)
National Guard (activated under a Governor Executive Order)
Educators in pre-K through grade 12 settings
School staff caring for children of critical workers
Child care and school-age care providers.
This service is being offered at no cost. Children will be provided breakfast and lunch each day, or they can bring cold lunch from home.
Families who chose to enroll in distance learning for the academic term or year are not eligible for Emergency Care.
Emergency Care is only available for students in grades 6-8 on their distance learning days.