State requirements for businesses have changed over the course of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Buisnesses are encouraged to begin with the information on this page, but to also contact the City or State with further questions.

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan Requirement:

To reopen, businesses need to have a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, and ensure proper Social Distancing protocols. A template of the COVID-19 Preparedness plan, and other guidance and limitations on reopening, can be found on MN DEED’s website.

Face Covering Requirement

According to Minnesota Executive Order 20-81, Businesses are responsible for enforcing the face covering mandate. Guidance on the requirements can be found here.

Other Useful Links:

  • MN Symptom Screener – A free tool for businesses to track symptoms of employees on site, developed by the State of MN and Target. All data is confidential and anonymous.
  • Touch-free Digital Thermometer – Target is making these contact free thermometers available to businesses through their business account at wholesale prices.

City Staff are here to help!

Please feel free to reach out to Nathan Fuerst, Economic Development Specialist for help with any aspects of safely reopening your business.