With Governor Tim Walz announcing this week that the Stay at Home order will expire at 11:59pm Sunday, many small businesses are preparing to reopen.

Non critical businesses, such as small retail shops and stores, offices and other facilities, may open with safety guidelines in place. In its place, a Stay Safe order will go into effect this Monday, May 18.

Bars, restaurants, hair salons, barber shops are asked not to reopen until June 1st and must have safety plans in place for their opening of business.

Walz also signed an executive order stating that employees for those not feeling well have to be given the right to stay home or work at home during the stay safe order.