Operating safely during COVID-19

Everyone in the City also has a role in making sure our communities are as safe as possible to reopen and remain open during COVID-19.
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Inclusive Economic Recovery Work Group Report

In November 2021, Mayor Jacob Frey formed the Inclusive Economic Recovery Work Group. He asked the Work Group to recommend and accelerate strategies for equitable, inclusive economic recovery from the impacts of the pandemic and civil unrest of 2020. They released a report in March 2022.

Use these resources and guidelines to keep workers and customers safe at your business or community organization.

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View general business guidance

Read about guidance for all businesses from the Minnesota Department of Health

Resources for business owners

The City has collected resources for business owners to help your business navigate COVID-19.

Resources for employees

Under the City’s Sick and Safe Time ordinance, employers are required to provide access to sick leave (or more generous leave) to all employees in Minneapolis. Leave must be paid by employers (unless they employ five or fewer workers) and accrual and use balances must be provided on pay stubs.

An employee's accrued sick and safe time hours are legally protected for their use due to COVID-19 symptoms, testing or infection. Protection extends to the employee and the employee's care of a covered family member. Learn more about how COVID-19 impacts sick and safe time protections. 

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