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COVID-19 Business Information & Resources
Sharing resources, information and updates, specifically as they relate to Saint Paul businesses.
Last update: April 27, 2021
The safety of our visitors and staff is of utmost importance and we work closely with authorities on safety measures and follow their direction on any necessary steps.
Below are COVID-19-related information for businesses and employees, including marketing and accessibility resources. The Minnesota Department of Health is leading the state and city preparedness and information dissemination. We are continually monitoring and assessing any new developments and will provide updates if or when new information becomes available.
We encourage businesses to follow the guidance of the CDC for everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses. To ensure you are reading the most accurate and up-to-date news regarding the Coronavirus, follow the CDC’s updates on cdc.gov or their social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube).
Current Minnesota Gathering Restrictions
- Up to 50 people can gather outdoors or 15 people for indoors, both without household limits.
- Religious services and celebrations no longer have any percentage or overall occupancy restrictions. But social distancing is still required.
- All venues can open at 50% capacity up to 250 people. Venues with capacity over 500 can add additional guests, effective April 1:
- Seated outdoor venues can add an additional 25% of their capacity over 500, with a limit of 10,000 people.
- Non-seated outdoor venues can add an additional 15% of their capacity over 500, with a limit of 10,000 people.
- Seated indoor venues can add an additional 15% of their capacity over 500, with a limit of 3,000 people.
- Non-seated indoor venues can add an additional 10% of their capacity over 500, with a limit of 1,500 people.
City of Saint Paul Updates
- The City is working diligently to respond to the needs of our residents, businesses, and partners. They’ll be sending regular email updates about the City’s response to COVID-19. Please subscribe to their COVID-19 bulletin for up-to-date information.
- Many restaurants and retail locations are offering dine-in, curbside, take-out and food delivery services.
As a result of efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, many facilities in Saint Paul are closing with several events postponing or canceling. To view a list of temporary attraction closures, click here.
We know that COVID-19 has had a huge impact on employees in Saint Paul and the region.
We're here to help you any way we can.
From the City of Saint Paul, Saint Paul Neighborhood Network in Partnership with Twin Cities Public Television, and Minnesota Department of Health,
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