Coronavirus Update

Summary of the current status of Vail offices, programs and services

Wednesday, March 18th through Friday, April 10th

As a reminder, we ask you to prioritize your health!   If you are not feeling well or are concerned about seeking services due to risks to your own health or the health of others please contact your doctor.

If you have question about services at Vail Place, please reach-out to the Vail COVID-19 Response team at 952-945-4248; after the beep, please explain your question or concern including your name and phone number.   We will contact you as quickly as possible.

Vail Place Intake Packets

Hopkins and Uptown Clubhouses –

  • Facilities are temporarily closed as of Wednesday, March 18th.
  • Clubhouse operations are shifting to a virtual format to accommodate the temporary closure of facilities with staff working from home.
  • External outings are cancelled as is TE support; enrollments/intakes are on hold.
  • Food supplies inventoried for distribution to those in need.

Targeted Case Management –

  • Case Managers continue to focus on maintaining stability in the community for all individuals
  • Case Managers will connect with individuals virtually/over the phone and only seeing people face to face for critical safety concerns.
  • The Case Management program is currently accepting new enrollments

Vail Care (Behavioral Health Home) –

  • Navigators and team members will continue to focus on maintaining stability in the community for individuals
  • Navigators and team members will connect with individuals virtually or in person based on intensity of need
  • Intakes are on hold through the end of March; Program Managers will reassess at that time whether or not to open to referrals

Vail House –

  • Vail House staff will continue to meet the needs of our residents within the home.  Pausing community activities and following physical distancing recommendations.
  • Vail House has 1 female opening, however, we are taking a pause on intakes for the next 30 days.
  • We are limiting visitors and vendors to the House

Vail Connect (in partnership with North Memorial Health) –

  • Navigators will continue to focus on maintaining stability in the community for individuals referred by North Memorial Health
  • Navigators are temporarily based in the community and/or working from home.
  • Navigators will connect with individuals virtually or in person based on intensity of need

 

Mental Health Connect (in partnership with Bethlehem Lutheran Church) –

  • Navigator is continuing to focus on providing referral services for individuals referred through the faith community
  • Navigator is currently working from home and in the community
  • Navigators will connect with individuals virtually or in person based on intensity of need.

Results Focused Model (in partnership with Health Partners) –

  • Navigator is continuing to focus on providing intensive care for individuals referred via the Health Partners Care Coordination team
  • Navigator is currently working from home  and will continue with individuals virtually or in person based on intensity of need
  • Referrals are on hold through the end of March

Housing Support Services in the community and at Louisiana Court –

  • Maintaining housing during this time of uncertainty is critical, therefore, housing staff will continue to meet with individuals and property managers as needed virtually and in the community

ROSS Coordinator at DOW –

  • The ROSS Coordinator is temporarily working from home with access to the building restricted.
  • The Coordinator will continue to accept referrals from the HRA and will continue to focus on maintaining stability for residents

ROSS Coordinator at Hamilton House –

  • The ROSS Coordinator is temporarily working from home with access to the building restricted.
  • The Coordinator will continue to accept referrals from the HRA and will continue to focus on maintaining stability for residents

Vail in the Park Apartments –

  • Vail in the Park currently full with the eight residents going about their daily life.
  • The property management company (Marathon Management) in coordination with Vail Place is limiting visitors and vendors to the building

For accurate and up-to-date sources of information, we encourage you to visit the Minnesota Department of Health’s website and the Center for Disease Control website. For some additional resources, check out these websites: