The COVID-19 pandemic has affected each of us in a variety of ways. If you are struggling or need help during this time, there are organizations and businesses who can offer a helping hand. If you are a business owner looking for answers then go to our Business Resource page.
If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 then contact the McLeod County Public Health Department at 320-864-3185 and their nurses can help you find the services you need. Click here for vaccine information.
If you’re looking to help out your neighbors, there are opportunities to give back, as well! Check out the organizations listed below to get involved.
Health and Safety
Glencoe Regional Health
Glencoe Regional Health is offering telehealth visits as a convenient and flexible option to schedule an appointment with one of their providers! These secure, HIPAA-compliant online visits allow you to meet with their providers without needing to leave your home. Call 320-864-3121 to schedule a telehealth appointment, and for more information please visit their website at: grhsonline.org/patients-visitors/telehealth. If you’re experiencing severe symptoms of cough, shortness of breath, or fever, please call the Glencoe Regional Health COVID-19 Hotline prior to arriving on their campus: 320-864-7168. Their hotline is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Staff will screen you over the phone to determine if you need to be seen by one of their providers, who will determine if you need to be tested.
McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc.
Mission – To support and promote the elimination of relationship violence through education, empowerment, protection, and advocacy. McLeod Alliance would like to emphasize their program remains open and advocates are available to talk, listen, and to help with a safety plan. Please call their office and they will determine how they can safely assist you. Call 320-234-7933 or 1 800-934-0851.
McLeod County Mental Health Crisis Response Services is now available 24/7 at 320-864-2713 or 1 888-302-2898. Mobile and telephone crisis response services are provided by a mental health clinician specializing in crisis response. This service is available to adults, children, and families with a goal to provide immediate access to avoid police or ER involvement.
- Hutchinson Health 24 hour Help Line: 320-484-4585
- Woodland Centers Crisis Line: 1 800-432-8781
- Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1 800-273-8255
(En Español: 1 888-628-9454
- The Trevor Project (LGBTQ Crisis and Suicide Hotline): 1 866-488-7386
- Veterans Crisis Line: 1 800-273-8255
- Teen Crisis Line: 310-855-4673
Food and Shelter
Coborn’s Delivery Service
2211 11th Street E
Glencoe, MN 55336
Coborn’s is offering home delivery to customers age 60 and older, those with an underlying health condition, expectant mothers, and those with disabilities. They are able to place their orders by calling the store at 320-864-6132, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The order needs to be 15 items or less. Customers can pay when they receive the delivery by check or cash. There is no guarantee Coborn’s will have the items they are looking for in stock.
HOMES in McLeod County
Their mission is to provide the homeless in McLeod County with short-term housing so that they can work with service providers to achieve their goal of self-sufficiency. If you are a resident of McLeod County and seeking emergency, short-term housing please contact the UCAP (United Community Action Partnership) office in Hutchinson at 320-587-5244.
McLeod Emergency Food Shelf
808 E 12th Street
Glencoe, MN 55336
The food shelf is limiting the number of people in their building at one time. Click here to see a flyer listing their rules. If you go to their website homepage and scroll down you will see options to pre-order, donate or volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering click here. When you go to their building you must check in at the front desk and you will be given instructions. Hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Thursdays from 3 to 8 p.m.
211 United Way
United Way 2-1-1 provides free and confidential health and human services information for people in Minnesota. They’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to connect you with the resources and information you need. Whether you are in crisis, or need a little support, they’re here to help. Call 800-543-7709 or 651-291-0211.
Common Cup Ministry
105 Second Avenue SW #2
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Common Cup has funds available on a limited basis for: brief lodging, rental application, transportation, medical resources and utility assistance on a limited basis. They also have a food outreach program and weekend Backpack Program for students K-4th Grade in McLeod County. If you are interested in volunteering click here.
This website has a wealth of information for everyone. From their homepage you can click on the topic that is related to you, whether you are a senior, a vet, homeless, etc.
United Community Action Partnership (UCAP)
UCAP offers innovative programs and services to address meeting basic needs, education, employment training, transportation services, housing counseling, affordable housing solutions, emergency services, transportation, community economic development projects, after-school programs, weatherization, energy efficiency, asset-building, financial literacy, child development, and services and opportunities for returning military veterans, home-bound seniors, and people with disabilities.
Help for Seniors
Northstar Neighbor exists to spread a message of hope and compassion by serving our neighbors who are at higher risk of COVID-19 complications. They make one-on-one connections between a healthy volunteer who has low COVID-19 risk factors with a senior or other high-risk person in the same community for remote companionship, conversation, and help with delivery of groceries or prescriptions. If you need some help or a friendly neighbor to talk to click here. If you’re willing to volunteer by helping someone in your community who is in need click here. You can also call 612-430-8899 or email [email protected].
Following is a list of Chamber member churches that will try to assist you, if need be. You do not need to be a member of one of the churches before calling them. Disclaimer: not every request or need may be able to be met by the churches listed below.
If you are not able to find the assistance you need then contact the Chamber at 320-864-3650 or email [email protected] and we will try to find a solution.