MN MASK MANDATE Frequently Asked Questions
*Information below references information from MN Department of Health Face Covering Requirements and Recommendations under Executive Order 20-81
Do I need to wear a mask when…
In restaurants, masks must be worn by all occupants when entering, moving about, and leaving an establishment. A face covering is not required while eating or drinking, if you can maintain 6 feet of physical distance from others who are not a member of the same party.
No, masks are not mandatory in outdoor spaces; however, face coverings are recommended in any public outdoor space or business when it is not possible to maintain 6 feet of physical distance from others or where close person-to-person interaction is possible or likely.
Does my child need to wear a face mask?
Children between the ages of 2 and 5 years old are not required to wear face coverings, but are encouraged to wear a face covering when in public. Children under age 2 should not wear face coverings.