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Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan are committed to protecting the health, safety, and well-being of Minnesotans during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have taken decisive action to curb the spread of COVID-19, support our health care providers and facilities, and mitigate the impact on Minnesota families. Please see the news alerts below to stay up-to-date in this ever-evolving situation.

Governor Tim Walz Signs Executive Order on COVID-19

6/19/2020 10:59:15 AM

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today signed /governor/assets/EO%2020-76%20Final_tcm1055-437274.pdfExecutive Order 20-76, extending provisions outlined in Executive Order 20-60.

Minnesota’s livestock markets and employees have been particularly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many plants have closed or reduced operations, which has disrupted the meat supply chain and put a strain on Minnesota farmers. Executive Order 20-76 extends the provisions outlined in Executive Order 20-60, which provide emergency relief from regulations for motor carriers and drivers operating in Minnesota in order to safely and efficiently transport livestock.

This Executive Order is effective immediately and will remain in effect for 30 days.

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