State of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued Emergency Executive Order 20-81 on Wednesday July 22 requiring mask wearing in Minnesota. This becomes effective Friday July 24, 2020 at 11:59 PM until further notice. In part, the order requires the wearing of a mask in indoor businesses and indoor public settings , as described in the order. In addition, effective Friday November 20, 2020 at 11:59 PM, Emergency Executive Order 20-99 is in effect. This is a four week dial back on certain activities to slow the spread of COVID-19. This order will be in effect until December 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM. See Order 20-99 below for more information.