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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Links to Follow for Specific Guidelines, Information for Impacts of COVID-19

There are numerous links that Minnesota residents can access to help better understand the requirements that have taken effect for different groups of people based up Gov. Tim Walz’s Emergency Executive Order 20-96.

The links include the full Executive Order as well as impacts on bars and restaurants, places of worship, the workplace, preparedness plans, family gatherings, recreational entertainment, hotels, weddings, funerals, COVID testing and frequently asked questions. These are some of the available links for those who wish to take a deeper dive into the impacts of COVID-19 as it relates to specific activities:

Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-96: https://mn.gov/governor/assets/EO%2020-96%20Final_tcm1055-453621.pdf

Industry guidelines for safely reopening restaurants and bars (with new guidance on “Key Requirements” and updated limits on the size of social gatherings): https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/safedining.pdf

Frequently asked questions pertaining to bars, restaurants and other places of public accommodation: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/hospitalityfaq.pdf 

Industry guidance for gyms and fitness centers: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/safegym.pdf 

Preparedness plan requirements for faith-based communities (places of worship, weddings and funerals): https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/safefaith.pdf 

Guidance for gatherings of faith-based communities, places of worship and ceremonies: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/guidefaith.pdf 

Gathering requirements for celebrations and significant life events: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/safeevents.pdf 

Preparedness plan requirements for recreational entertainment and meetings: http://dli.mn.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/COVID_19_preparedness_plan_requirements_guidelines_recreational_entertainment.pdf 

COVID-19 recommendations for critical infrastructure businesses and industries: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/guidebusiessential.pdf 

Interim guidance for hotel managers and owners: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/lodgingcleaning.pdf 

What to do in an employee has COVID-19: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/sickemployee.pdf 

What to do if you have had close contact with a person with COVID-19: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/contact.pdf 

Planning a funeral/memorial service during COVID-19: https://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/providers/mortsci/docs/planduringcovid.pdf 

Child Care Information for Families and Providers: https://mn.gov/childcare/ 

New COVID-19 testing sites open across Minnesota: https://www.health.state.mn.us/news/pressrel/2020/covid111220.html 

COVID-19 testing at home: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/testsites/athome.html 

Saliva community testing sites: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/testsites/saliva.html 

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