skip to content
Primary navigation
Feature image for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hub

Latest Information:

Last Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2021 

Explore Minnesota continues to urge a fact-based response to COVID-19 and is following the lead of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, the Minnesota Department of Health, the U.S. Travel Association and other officials on awareness and information dissemination about the situation.

Explore Minnesota is regularly communicating with tourism industry partners on steps they are taking to address COVID-19 within their communities, and we encourage partners to share updates with our team about ongoing developments.

Explore Minnesota's team is here for you. As we navigate this difficult time together, we remain fully committed to providing fact-based information, support, encouragement and solutions for Minnesota's tourism industry now and in the future. Please reach out to us at any time with your comments, concerns and suggestions.

If you would like to reach out to us, please email: and we will route your inquiry appropriately.

NEW  The Vaccine Connector is the next step of the state's vaccination strategy to meet Minnesotans where they are to connect them to vaccine opportunities, no matter where they live or their personal circumstances. 

NEW  On February 12, 2021, Governor Walz announced a cautious step forward to help small businesses weather the pandemic, taking steps to increase the cap on total guests in restaurants, entertainment venues, gyms and pools to 250. The closing time for restaurants is increasing to 11 p.m. Wedding reception and private event capacity is increasing to 50. For the most up-to-date guidance on your industry see the Stay Safe MN website

Subscribe for e-mail updates


Minnesota Information:

Tourism Industry Information:

Information for Business:

back to top