Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19):
The Board continues to be open for business and in an effort to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on our communities, we strongly encourage you to conduct all business with the Board through US mail, email or fax. If you must visit our office in person, you will need to make an appointment as our building is closed to the public at this time. COVID-19 Communication with the Board
On April 27, 2020, Governor Walz issued Emergency Executive Order 20-46 authorizing out-of -state healthcare professionals to render aid in Minnesota during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency. Board's Press Release regarding Emergency Executive Order 20-46.
On March 27, 2020, Governor Walz issued Emergency Executive Order 20-23 that defers both fingerprinting for criminal background checks and continued education reporting. Board’s Press Release regarding Emergency Executive Order 20-23
Opioid Continuing Education Requirement; Minn. Stat. §214.12, subd. 6:
The Minnesota legislature passed a law during the 2019 session that requires licensees with the authority to prescribe controlled substances to obtain at least two (2) hours of continuing education credit on best practices in prescribing opioids and controlled substances to be reported to the Board between January 1, 2020 and December 21, 2022.
Board’s Message regarding Opioid Continuing Education Requirement
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