Corona Virus Information

Updated 3/27/2020 2:00pm

General Covid-19 information
Covid-19 Business Resources

City of Pine Island

City Hall

Starting Thursday, March 19th 2020, the City of Pine Island will be closing to the public. This will include City Hall, the License Bureau, Public Works Shop and Wastewater Treatment Facility. City employees will still be reporting to work and we will be operating through phone and email.
Please contact us to conduct any city business and we will be more than happy to accommodate you.

The license bureau will NOT be operational during this time.

Thank you for understanding and helping us to protect our staff.

City Hall
Phone: 507-356-4591
Email: elizabeth.howard@ci.pineisland.mn.us

City Parks - Play Ground equipment is closed until further notice

License Bureau - Closed until Further Notice

Minnesota Driver & Vehicle Services

DVS Covid-19 related FAQ’s

 

https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/dvs/news/Pages/frequently-asked-questions.aspx

 

Library

While we are closed to the public at the moment, we are happy to offer the following services to our patrons.

  • Ebooks & EAudiobooks through Overdrive and its Libby app. 
  • Curbside Pickup - Request specific items online, email us at pipl@selco.info or call the library at 507-356-8558. If you don't know exactly what you want, but know you want a book from a specific genre, let us know and we will do our best to pick something out for you. 
  • Online activities and projects - Library staff will be posting interesting virtual field trips, crafting ideas, and other activities to help you keep from getting too stir crazy! Check out our Facebook page to see what we are finding.
  • Visit the Little Free Library by the Pine Island Pool to grab a book without a due date! 

Library staff will be available from 10-6, Monday-Friday (starting 3/19) to answer any questions and provide curbside services. 

 

Public Works

We are limiting public contact with our public works department. We are asking the public to refrain from stopping into our public works buildings and to handle correspondence through phone calls if at all possible.

City Shop: 507-356-8545

Wastewater Treatment Plant: 507-356-4390

We are also asking the public to NOT FLUSH PAPER TOWELS, MOIST TOWELETTES, BABY WIPES, KLEENEX, DIAPERS, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT OTHER THAN TOILET PAPER.

Is drinking water safe:

Many systems have received calls asking if COVID-19 can be transmitted via drinking water. COVID-19 is not a waterborne disease and both EPA and CDC have addressed this in the following links:

Pine Island School District

Pine Island School Covid-19 Information 

Pine Island School grab and go meal sites.

Emergency Response

 
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office and the Pine Island Fire Department have put into place continuity operations and are working diligently to continue to serve and protect Pine Island.

If you have an emergency, call 911.

Utilities

Bevcomm - Office is locked until further notice, Local phones are operational 8am-5pm.
Payments can be made at the drop box, over the phone, and online. 
24/7 Tech support 800-473-1442

Xcel -
Normal Operation

Minnesota Energy - Normal Operation

Business Information

Island Market - Starting Monday March 30th 10:00am to 6:00pm (Possible purchasing limits) 

Dollar General - Hours of operation - 8am - 8pm / 8:00am - 9:00am Reserved for elderly or highly susceptible people.

Olmsted Medical
- Normal hours by appointment only - Covid-19 Testing Not Available

Pine Island Lumber - Effective March 20th Modified hours M-F 7am to 5pm, Office and show room will be closed to walk in traffic, All deliveries will be made and dropped in your drive. Employees will not enter your home. Please call your order in ahead of time for in yard pickup, credit card sales only. Staff will not visit job sites or in home until further notice.

Lets Go Tacos -
3/18-3/27 Modified menu & hours 4-7pm take out only, call in order check website and facebook for more info.

Betty Sue's - Closed until further notice

Trailhead Grill  -  Closed until further notice

American Legion - Closed until further notice.

Pine Island Sports Bar - Bar closed until 3/27, off sale regular hours, take out food available. Free delivery over $30 10 Miles

Olde Pine Theater - Closed until May 12th 2020

Rachel D's Dance Studio - Closed until further notice.

Kaats Gymnastics - Closed until further notice.

24/7 Work Out  - Closed until further notice.

Seinor Center - Meals are still being provided for pick up and Meals on Wheels, no congregate dining at the senior center.
 
Subway - Closed until further notice.

Kwik Trip Self serve food will be unavailable - Roller Dogs, Bakery Case, Nacho & Chille Machine, Soup Bar. 

Pine Island Area Chamber - April 14th Membership meeting canceled 

Firefly Farms - Closed until March 31st

Pine Island Area Home Services -
Transport to appointments continue as long as the client is not exhibiting any symtoms of illness.

Pine Island Sharing Shelves -  Normal Hours with revised food distribution process. 
**NEW 24 HOUR DONATION SHED DROP OFF BEHIND CITY HALL** 

Bird's Auto Repair - Normal operating hours Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm Free pick up and delivery for scheduled services.

Gar's Auto Repair - Normal Operating Hours Monday - Friday 8am - 5:30pm Free pick up and delivery

Family Hairstyling - Closed until May 1st

Pine Island Meats - Wednesday - Friday 10am to 6pm Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Pine Island Chamber - City Wide Garage Sale 4/24 & 4/25 postponed .

Churches

Pine Island United Methodist Church
 All activities and worship canceled - normal office hours.

Saint Paul Luthern Church - Worship & all other activities cancelled until further notice.
Prerecorded church service available on Facebook/Youtube/Website starting at 7:00pm 3/21
Office is open Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm.

St. Michael Church - Remaning fish fries have been canceled.

Zwingli United Church of Christ of Berne - Worship service streaming on Facebook, Currently no in person gatherings.
Office open Tuesday - Thursday. For over the phone COVID-19 personal counselling call Rev. Karen Larson 507-696-2488

Cournerstone Baptist Church - Live stream service Sunday 10:30am www.cornerstonepi.org  
For pastoral counseling or for the reading of a Psalm of comfort and prayer for whatever specific requests you wish to share. Please call number is 507-356-4306 24 Hours a day.
 
Good News Evangelical Free Church - 
Livestream our Sunday morning service at 10:30am as well as our midweek bible study on 7:30PM on Wednesday nights. You can find the livestream (and more information) at facebook.com/gnefc
 
For pastoral counseling or prayer, please call the church office (507 356 4834) or pastor Johnson’s cell phone (651 210 6256). “


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