Senator Jason Isaacson Statement on COVID-19

SAINT PAUL, Minn.— Earlier this morning, Governor Tim Walz ordered the temporary closure of Minnesota K-12 schools from Wednesday, March 18 to Friday, March 27. During this time, school administrators and teachers can make long-term plans for the continuity of education and explore distance learning plans midst the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find Governor Walz’s full statement here

“Governor Walz’s decision to temporarily close K-12 schools is a necessary action in order to keep our students and school employees safe during this pandemic,” said Senator Isaacson. “With that being said, this is an uncertain time for many of us. I will do all I can to provide transparency and support to the families and community members across District 42. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.”

Senator Jason Isaacson can be reached on his personal phone at 612-600-5778 or via email at

Resources and information around COVID-19 in Minnesota: 

Track school closures and cancellations

Strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19 

Worker protections related to COVID-19

Minnesota Department of Health is providing up-to-date case information that tracks the amount of positive COVID-19 cases, along with where those positive tests are. 

If you have questions about symptoms, where to get tested, or other COVID-19 inquiries, the Minnesota Department of Health’s COVID-19 Hotline is available everyday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903. 

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Jason Isaacson represents Senate District 42 which includes Arden Hills, Gem Lake, Little Canada, Mounds View, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights, and parts of Roseville, Spring Lake Park, and Blaine.

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