Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2301

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For extreme cold weather information in English, Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Vietnamese, Lao and Khmer, please visit the ECHO Minnesota website.

Extreme Cold Preparedness

During cold weather, you should take the following precautions:

More information and tips on being ready for winter weather and extreme cold temperatures can be found at www.ready.gov/winter.

Hypothermia (click to read more)

Warning signs in adults:

Warning signs in infants:


Warning signs:

Extreme cold preparedness for pets

Cold Weather Rule

Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule helps homeowners and renters protect and reconnect heat during the winter months beginning October 15th. See the Public Utilities Commission's website or the Cold Weather Rule brochure for more information.

Other Cold-related Concerns

Additional Information

Last updated Jun 16, 2014