Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz issued a “Stay at Home” order for the State of Minnesota at his Wednesday video conference. The Stay Home Executive Order: The Minnesota Model includes the following guidelines:

  • Issuing Executive Order directing Minnesotans to stay at home and limit movement outside of their homes beyond essential needs for two weeks.
    • Effective Friday, March 27 at 11:59 pm to Friday, April 10
  • Closure of bars, restaurants, and other public accommodations set forth in Executive Order 20-04 and 20-08 is extended until May 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm
  • Authorize the Commissioner of Education to implement a Distance Learning Period beginning on March 30, 2020 until May 4, 2020

Exemptions to the order include the following activities:

  • Relocation to ensure safety
  • Health and safety activities
  • Outdoor activities
  • Essential intrastate and interstate travel
  • Care of others
  • Displacement

Here are a few additional links that provide resources and information regarding today’s announcement:

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/

http://mn.gov/deed/critical/