The Board of Commissioners voted to open additional services during the County’s amended Phase I Reopening plan during the current COVID-19 pandemic, starting on Wednesday, June 3. These services include the License Centers, Environmental Center, and computer usage at two library branches.
05/20/2020 8:00 AM
The Board of Commissioners approved a phased reopening plan for County services, starting with a first phase on Monday, May 4. While County buildings remain closed, certain services are available by appointment only when the service necessitates an in-person appointment.
04/28/2020 4:00 PM
First Street Center, the County's mental health center, offers County residents a free online video support group for those struggling with difficult emotions and thoughts during the COVID-19 crisis every Thursday evening.
05/11/2020 11:30 AM
04/09/2020 7:06 PM
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Carver County’s Income Support offers its various applications at public locations throughout the County
04/08/2020 12:30 PM
The Carver County Board of Commissioners approved an extension to the current service suspension through Sunday, May 3, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board approved the License Center locations in Chaska and Chanhassen to start allowing drive-through service offerings.
04/07/2020 10:00 AM
Governor Tim Walz and the Minnesota Legislature recently approved $6.2 million to provide $1,000 emergency grants to Minnesota veterans and their surviving spouses financially affected by COVID-19.
04/06/2020 8:00 AM
Despite the suspension of Carver County services and the Government Center being closed to the public, CareerForce in Chaska staff remain available to support County and area residents during this uncertain time.
03/30/2020 5:00 PM
Carver County announced an extension of its current walk-up/walk-in public services suspension through Sunday, April 12, in response to the continuing COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic.
03/24/2020 1:30 PM
The County offers mental health services remotely via the First Street Center and Crisis Team (available 24/7) during the current pandemic. Learn other healthy coping strategies during this uncertain time.
03/23/2020 3:00 PM
County Public Health officials received notification of the County’s second COVID-19 case on Wednesday, March 18. The patient is in their 20s and recovering at home. The case is related to travel to Europe.
03/18/2020 5:00 PM
Carver County announced a suspension of walk-up services, except for emergency and 24/7 operations, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
03/17/2020 3:00 PM
We regret to announce that we are halting the Carver County/Ridgeview Medical Center COVID-19 screening hotline and testing center, effective immediately.
03/17/2020 2:30 PM
As Carver County elected leaders, the health and safety of all residents is of the utmost importance. We write today to ensure you officials across our cities and county are doing everything they can to coordinate our COVID-19 response.
03/16/2020 1:30 PM
03/13/2020 3:11 PM
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today confirmed a second presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The case is a resident of Carver County in their 50s who was likely exposed to COVID-19 while traveling in Amsterdam in late February.
03/12/2020 7:00 PM
Spring means flooding impacts start to hit the County. Learn the latest on road closures and openings.
03/11/2020 8:40 AM