COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Stay at Home MN Questions

If you have any questions on if your business meets the definition of a "critical industry" by Minnesota Executive Order 20-20, please visit http://mn.gov/deed/critical for a list of critical industries and business types. If you need additional clarification please visit https://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/covid/business-exemptions/ and fill out the form. 

State & County Resources

The City of Andover has created a list of resources and programs being offered at the Federal and State levels for business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The links included below will be updated as new information becomes available. These programs are not offered directly by the City of Andover, please contact the program provider directly for additional information.

Anoka County Regional Economic Development - Anoka County has consolidated many resources to help ready and recover businesses and the workforce from the impacts of COVID-19. This page will be updated as new resources and programs become available. 

MN Department of Employment & Economic Development - MN DEED has great information available for both businesses and employees effected by the COVID-19 virus implications and precautions. See their website for more information on U.S. Small Business Administration loans, unemployment insurance and more. 

Business Readiness Recommendations

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Center for Disease Control and the Minnesota Department of Health have prepared recommendations for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click the appropriate link for more information.  

Local Business Directory

The City of Andover is managing a list of restaurants, grocers, retail stores, service stations and other essential service providers that remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. This list is available by clicking here, is updated daily, and is marketed on the City social media for public information. If we missed your business, or you would like to update information, please contact Jake Griffiths, Associate Planner at 763-767-5142 to make appropriate changes.