Surgeries and Procedures During COVID-19 - Minnesota Dept. of Health
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Surgeries and Procedures During COVID-19

Some surgeries and medical procedures in Minnesota are restricted due to COVID-19. Beginning after May 10 at 11:59 p.m., hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and clinics, including dental, veterinary, mobile, and other facilities performing procedures that use personal protective equipment or ventilators, may resume some procedures. They must meet certain requirements described in the documents below.

Executive Orders from Governor Walz
See Emergency Executive Order 20-51: Requiring Facilities to Prioritize Surgeries and Procedures and Provide Safe Environment during COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency

For patients

For health care providers


If you have questions or comments about the Executive Order, email

Updated Wednesday, 02-Dec-2020 18:24:46 CST