Challenge the Stigma

As the spread of COVID-19 continues, it is important to stay aware of updates from reliable and accurate resources such as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Minnesota Department of Health.

Sharing facts and accurate about COVID-19 helps challenge rumors and stereotypes that have been negatively associated with racial and cultural groups or people wearing facemasks. There have been incidents of discrimination, bias, and hate reported due to COVID-19 throughout the globe.

- If you believe you are a victim of hate crime of a hate crime because of fear around COVID-19, please contact the Edina Police Department

- If you feel you have experienced discrimination within the City’s services, facilities, or institution, contact the City’s Race and Equity Coordinator, Heidi Lee or call 952-826-1622. You can also contact the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.

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