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Local Face Covering Requirements

Local Face Covering Requirements

Local units of government have taken action to require face coverings. Below is a digest of local actions.

NOTE: Most local order are superseded by Governor Walz's Executive Order 20-81 establishing a statewide masking requirement. Click here to learn more about the statewide order taking effect July 25, 2020. See each community below to review the status of each local order as it relates to the statewide order.

  • University of Minnesota - The University of Minnesota order stands as the prevailing order. July 1 effective date: Face masks required in any enclosed or indoor space of university campuses and properties. On-campus apartments and dorm rooms are an exception.
  • MSP Airport - The Metropolitan Airports Commission order standa as the prevailing order. July 27 effective date: Face masks required in public spaces including outdoor locations where social distancing is not possible.

If you see a community face covering requirement missing, please let Savannah Sepic know by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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