Inver Grove Heights works closely with 
public health partners at Dakota County 
& the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
and following their recommendations. 
The MDH COVID-19 hotline is open 
Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 651-201-3920. 

Updated  March 17, 2022

COVID-19 testing will continue at the National Guard Gymnasium in IGH through April 2022. Testing hours will be Monday through Thursdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. each day, except holidays. This schedule is subject to change.

Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments can also be scheduled at:

We regret the inconvenience that this will cause our VMCC members and participants, but at the same time we recognize that access to testing is essential to fighting COVID-19, and we fully support the efforts of the National Guard and their partners who run this critical community testing site. 

Parks and Recreation staff are working closely to offer programs and events on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. We will update our VMCC members and participants on this web page and social media accounts as soon as we know more. 

Thank you for your patience.

Updated August 6, 2021

Out of an abundance of caution and in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases in Dakota County, the city is strongly recommending that staff and visitors now wear face coverings when inside city buildings and facilities. We will continue to monitor this evolving situation closely and keep you informed. The safety of our community is our top priority.

The National Guard Armory at the VMCC, in accordance with MDH and CDC recommendations, has made it  mandatory  for everyone to wear a face covering inside their armory buildings.

Updated June 8, 2021

If you are vaccinated for COVID-19, face coverings are no longer required inside City Hall, the VMCC and other city facilities.  However, we strongly recommend that those who are not vaccinated for COVID-19 wear face coverings when indoors. 

Updated June 1, 2021

City Hall staff officially returned to in-person work today. 

The safety of staff and visitors to city facilities remain top priority. Here is a copy of the city's updated return to work plan, which details the steps we will take to keep our workplace healthier.