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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

This information is intended to update the District 191 community on our response plan to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The situation is rapidly-evolving and updates change daily as new information becomes available. 

We are closely monitoring updates and guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Education and other national health organizations.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be closed to students through at least Monday, May 4. This includes all practices, activities and community education programs, including Project KIDS school-age care, Ready to Grow and Ready to Learn. 

April 23, 2020 Update - It’s been more than a month since we last had students in our schools, and today we learned from Gov. Walz that our schools will continue to be closed to students through the rest of the 2019-20 school yearRead more.

Meals for Students

District 191 will provide Grab-and-Go meals for any child ages 1 to 18 on weekdays . 

Meals are available for pickup at 12 locations around the community from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Find the location closest to you and more information on student meals.


District 191 will provide childcare for children of healthcare & emergency workers, and other designated employees (see who qualifies) on weekdays through at least May 4. Learn more about childcare.

Distance Learning

Distance Learning provides students with access to appropriate educational materials and ensures they receive daily interaction with their licensed teachers. During this extended time, Distance Learning will be a different way for teachers to connect and provide instruction to students. Lessons will be carefully planned so students will continue to progress with their learning and improve their skills.  Learn more about distance learning.

Guidelines to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water 
  • Make sure children wash their hands well, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing their nose
  • Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing 
  • Stay home when you are sick 
  • Keep kids home from school and activities when they are sick 
  • Do not return to school or work until fever is gone for 24 hours without using fever-reducing medication
  • Avoid close contact with anyone with flu-like symptoms 


Recent Coronavirus Posts

COVID Update: Students will be able to return, retrieve items at schools week of May 26


As the 2019-20 school year comes to a close, each school in District 191 has a plan to allow students to safely return items to their school during the week of May 26 to May 29. This...

COVID-19 April 23 update: Distance learning will continue through the end of this school year


It’s been more than a month since we last had students in our schools, and today we learned from Gov. Walz that our schools will continue to be closed to students through the rest of the...

Playgrounds at District 191 school closed to public due to COVID-19


Following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), playgrounds at District 191 schools will be closed to public use due to the possibility of spreading COVID-19. According...

COVID-19 Update for March 27 - Distance learning details


On Monday, March 30, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will begin distance learning for students.  During the first week of distance learning (March 30 - April 3), the...

School closure due to COVID-19 extended until May 4


Hello District 191 Families,  This afternoon, Governor Tim Walz made an announcement extending the closure of schools to students until at least May 4, 2020.  I want to...