Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce President, Lisa Peterson, discussed the implications to local small businesses due to the closure of bars, restaurants and other such businesses, how they’re brainstorming to help our local economy and more. northfieldchamber.org
[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-09, ordering health care providers to postpone elective surgeries and procedures, including non-emergent elective dental procedures, to focus health care capacity and equipment on responding to COVID-19 cases and other emergencies.
Read full release: Emergency Executive Order 20-09_FINAL_As_Filed
[From Bring Me the News] Governor Tim Walz on Monday took extreme measures in an attempt to keep people from congregating to flatten the curve of the coronavirus outbreak in Minnesota. While restaurants and bars being temporarily banned from having customers inside, there is a heaping load of other businesses and activities included in the mitigation act. They are listed below: [Read more…] about List of all types of businesses closed by order of Gov. Walz
Orders support state employees affected by COVID-19, lift certain regulations for vehicles providing emergency relief, and protect veterans from the spread of COVID-19
Governor Walz signed Executive Order 20-06 to exempt vehicles and drivers providing direct assistance for emergency relief efforts in response to COVID-19 from certain regulations including provisions on weight and hours of service. [Read more…] about Governor Walz Signs Three Executive Orders on COVID-19
The News about the Coronavirus and the risks it poses for those who become infected is concerning to us all. During this challenging time, maintaining the health of our clients and staff is our number one priority at Rice County Housing. To help reduce the potential transmission of Coronavirus we ask that you avoid coming into our office. The Housing office will remain open, but effective immediately: [Read more…] about Accessing Rice County Housing During the Coronavirus Pandemic