What are critical services?

Critical services include, but are not limited to: 

  • Health care and public health
  • Pharmacy
  • Law enforcement, public safety, and first responders
  • Child care
  • Homeless shelters
  • Food and agriculture
  • News media
  • Energy
  • Water and wastewater
  • Critical manufacturing

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1. Can I still go to the park?
2. Are grocery stores open?
3. Are pharmacies open?
4. Can I still order takeout or delivery from restaurants?
5. Can I get groceries or packages delivered to my home?
6. Can we visit family and friends?
7. How long should we stay home?
8. Will public transportation, ride-sharing, taxis, and planes continue?
9. Who does the order apply to?
10. How will this be enforced?
11. I work for an essential business. Will I be allowed to travel to and from work?
12. What is an essential business?
13. What types of businesses are closed?
14. What is an essential activity?
15. Can I go to medical appointments and the pharmacy?
16. Can I walk my dog or do other outdoor activities?
17. Things you can do?
18. Things you should not do?
19. What are the distance learning guidelines?
20. How long do closed businesses have to remain closed?
21. Will my garbage and recycling service continue?
22. When does yard waste collection begin?
23. What are critical services?
24. Distance Learning Period for Students
25. Closure of Bars, Restaurants, and Other Public Accommodations
26. Minnesota Stay at Home Order