Governor Walz Announces Additional Business Openings & Stay Safe Guidance

FromTheDomeGovernor Tim Walz today announced a series of new executive orders and future actions that would:

  1. End the Stay at Home Order as scheduled on May 18, replacing it with a Stay Safe Order. Gatherings up to 10 people will be permitted.
  2. Will allow all retailers to open to in store customers at reduced capacity effective May 18.
  3.  Allow restaurants, salons, fitness centers, and other entertainment venues etc. to open June 1 under restrictions to be announced on May 20.
  4. Protect workers from unsafe working conditions and retaliation.

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Governor Walz Extends Stay at Home Order- Announces Additional Return to Work Guidance

FromTheDomeGovernor Tim Walz today implemented Executive Order 20-48, which extends the Stay at Home Order until May 18, and allows all retailers to open for curbside pickup. Guidance on which businesses are allowed to return to work under EO 20-48 can be found here & here. In addition, the state has a comprehensive and detailed website for businesses to reference on safely returning to work, including FAQs. Continue reading “Governor Walz Extends Stay at Home Order- Announces Additional Return to Work Guidance”

Governor’s Stay at Home Order

FromTheDomeThis afternoon Governor Walz announced plans for a temporary Stay at Home Executive Order: The Minnesota Model to take effect on Friday, March 27 at 11:59 p.m. to Friday, April 10 as a next step and action to address the rapidly spreading COVID-19 virus to protect the health and safety of Minnesotans.  This order will also extend the closure of restaurants, bars, hospitality and recreational facilities from last week’s order until May 1, 2020.  Additionally, schools will be closed and learning will be online until May 4, 2020. Continue reading “Governor’s Stay at Home Order”