Curfew extended through tonight, trash pickup, safety guidance, resources and how to help.

From the City of Minneapolis May 31, 2020

GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES.

Curfew Sunday begins at 8 p.m.

The curfew has been extended. You cannot be in any public places within the city of Minneapolis and the city of Saint Paul from 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2020 until 6 a.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020. Media, essential workers, people traveling directly to or returning home from work, people fleeing danger or seeking care and those experiencing homelessness are among exempt from the curfew.

Resources for food, clothing, financial, medication

With the loss of grocery stores and other damage affecting people’s access to food, clothing, financial assistance, groceries, medical care and equipment, and medication, the City is compiling this list of resources to help residents here.

Note: Information is changing rapidly. Please confirm the locations are still accepting or handing out donations before heading out.

Garbage/recycling pick-up

Please place trash bags in plastic bags at street intersections tomorrow when crews resume pickup in impacted areas. They will be collecting trash through 2 p.m. Do not leave trash bags on the street over night.

Community safety guidance

Call 911 to report any situation that requires police, the fire department or an ambulance. If you get a busy signal, please continue to call until you get through. Dispatchers are working hard to answer calls and provide help. To report information to the police about things that do not raise to the level of calling 911, call 612-692-TIPS (8477).

Read how to protect your family, your home and business along with guidance about 911 calls.

Metro transit updates

All bus, light rail and Northstar service will remain suspended through the end of Monday, June 1. An update will be provided no later than 8 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Read more on the MetroTransit website.

Avoid driving on Lake Street and other road closures

The City urges drivers to continue to avoid the Lake Street area as closures are in place while cleanup efforts are underway. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced that road closures will now begin at 5 p.m., and will be more extensive than previously planned.

Help your neighbors find food

Looking for a way to help your neighbors? Donate money to food shelves in Minneapolis. They’re already receiving generous donations of food and financial donations help their operations. See a list of food shelves in Minneapolis.

Supporting business owners and nonprofits on Lake Street

The Lake Street Council/Visit Lake Street are raising funds to support damaged small businesses and nonprofits. Learn more about how to help Lake Street rebuild here.