As COVID-19 continues to disrupt all aspects of our lives, a huge number of local companies are stepping up to help. Here’s a list of Minnesota businesses that are doing their part.
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Automated email and channel marketing software provider AdBase is offering a free text-based service that provides realtime COVID-19 case number updates. To opt in, text your zip code to 218-426-8430.
BetterYou is helping students who are stuck at home fight cabin fever by organizing various challenges (with gift card awards) including sleep, socialization (while still distancing), and learning.
The Minneapolis-based health insurance company is offering an updated COVID-19 coverage policy that includes, “free diagnostic testing and early prescription refills.”
The consumer healthcare data and reporting company is providing a free “Infection Risk Dashboard” that helps identify who is most likely to have a critical illness after contracting COVID-19.
Clinician Nexus is teaming up with MN COVIDsitters to help frontline healthcare providers manager their home life while assisting in the COVID-19 efforts.
Flywheel and Imbio (under parent company Invenshure) are combining efforts to give researchers the tools to, “aggregate and analyze COVID-19 related data.”
The education analytics company has created a meal finder website to help give students who rely on school lunches access to nutritional food solutions.
Joshin is offering a free 30-day subscription for essential personnel and seniors and 50% off monthly pricing for customers. There’s also a wealth of resources including virtual tool kits and COVID-19 information available on the website.
Jump Technologies is offering its new Allocated Inventory Solution to all hospitals for free during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wade Gerten, CEO of On Time Landcare (previously founder and CEO of 8thBridge), rallied a group of local lawn care companies to provide free mowing for medical professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. The service will start once lawn care companies are deemed “essential businesses.”
Together with the federal and Minnesota state government, the Medical Alley Association has created a form to match individuals who can provide high-need services and products to those who need high-need services and products.
The Fridley-based medical manufacturer is increasing production of ventilators, hoping to double the number of employees working on the project and increasing shifts to enable 24-hour work.
Running through April 20, Pikup will donate 5% of anything ordered through the platform to a local food bank through Feeding America.
Pollen’s “Are You Ok?” series features stories of community and connection during the COVID-19 pandemic and weekly virtual gatherings.
Mina, Pops’ virtual diabetes coach, is available to everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Queue-it is making its virtual waiting room free to all small online business, NGOs, and non-profits.
No one is going to the orchestra for a while, but you can still virtually experience the musical beauty through SPCO’s online library of concerts.
Stratasys is ramping up 3-D printing for protective shields and supporting the CoVent-19 Challenge, an open effort to create a rapidly deployable mechanical ventilator.
The Coven is offering a pay-what-you-can digital membership option that includes access to standard digital programming through April 30. See more details about the plan here.
Vidscrip is providing a free program that allows healthcare providers to record answers to common COVID-19-related questions from patients. Learn more here.
Because of cancelled endometriosis surgeries and appointments during COVID-19, Visana Health is offering its endometriosis care app for free to anyone who needs it. Email [email protected] for access.
The high-end wood product manufacturer has shifted production to face shields for the medical sector.