Businesses and Employers: COVID-19 - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced updated quarantine guidance on Dec. 7, 2020. This guidance is on Close Contacts and Tracing. We are working to update other areas of the website, documents, and other materials as quickly as possible.

These updates are based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance that shortens quarantine in certain situations. CDC: Options to Reduce Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-CoV-2 Infection Using Symptom Monitoring and Diagnostic Testing

Businesses and Employers: COVID-19

Minnesota's Stay Safe Plan
As we continue the process of reopening our economy and returning to work and activities we enjoy, we must continue social distancing practices to save lives and stay safe. This plan outlines Minnesota's phased in approach to reopening various business and social settings.

General business guidance

Planning guidance

Health guidance

The health department and CDC have made available several guidance documents for employers.

Food industry guidance

Due to the critical nature of maintaining our food supplies, care and caution should be taken by employers in this industry to ensure health and safety standards are being met for employees. Guidance for food industry operations of various types can be found on Food Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Meat processing

Food processing and manufacturing

Additional resources

Contact us

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    Use this form to contact the Minnesota Department of Health for questions or comments about health related issues or this web page.
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    Use this contact form for questions or comments related to businesses and employment or other non-health related issues.

Updated Thursday, 14-Jan-2021 12:04:02 CST