Minnesota DHS: Waivers under peacetime emergency authority, Executive Order 20-12

Under the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order 20-12, the Minnesota Department of Human Services has temporary authority to waive or modify requirements so that the agency and its partners can continue to provide essential programs and services to Minnesotans safely and without undue delay during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A list of all waivers and modifications currently in effect is posted at the DHS website.It will be updated as necessary. As conditions continue to evolve, we encourage you to monitor the DHS website and sign up for email notifications.

Operational instructions for counties, tribes, managed care organizations and providers related to these changes will be communicated separately to people affected by specific temporary changes.