Updated March 26, 2020
Minnesota Stay-At-Home Order
On March 25 ,2020, Governor Walz signed Executive Order 20-20 [PDF], directing Minnesotans to stay at home and limit movements outside of their home beyond essential needs. This order takes effect at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27 and ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 10.
Minnesotans may leave their residences only to perform any of the following activities, and while doing so, they should practice social distancing:
- Health and safety activities, such as obtaining emergency services or medical supplies
- Outdoor activities, such as walking, hiking, running, biking, hunting or fishing
- Necessary Supplies and Services, such as getting groceries, gasoline or carry-out
- Essential and interstate travel, such as returning to a home from outside this state
- Care of others, such as caring for a family member, friend or pet in another household
- Displacement, such as moving between emergency shelters if you are without a home
- Relocation to ensure safety, such as relocating to a different location if your home has been unsafe due to domestic violence, sanitation or essential operations reasons
- Tribal activities and lands, such as activities by members within the boundaries of their tribal reservation
What is the City doing?
As COVID-19 progresses across the country and in Minnesota, the City of Savage has been working closely with with state and county officials, as well as public safety officials in neighboring cities and schools, to monitor the rapidly changing situation. The City places a high value on providing quality service to the public, but as the pandemic continues we have decided to make operational changes.
We are planning - The City's Continuity of Operations Plan is in effect, and staff are committed to maintain all essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are cleaning -- High-touch areas in all City facilities are being disinfected on a daily basis.
We are implementing Minnesota Department of Health recommendations as outlined by the CDC - The City is following mitigation guidelines including encouraging social distancing measures with staff and the public, and canceling large group events, activities and programs.
Closures and Cancellations
Limited City Services
What we ask of you
COVID-19 and Community Resources
We recommend visiting the following resources for the most up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19 virus:
- Centers for Disease Control
- Minnesota Department of Health
- MDH Hotline numbers:
- School and child care questions: 651-297-1304 (7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
- Health questions: 1-800-657-3903 (7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
- Housing questions - single family residences: 651-296-8215
- Housing questions - multi-family residences 651-297-4455
Please visit the following resources for information from our community partners:
- Independent School District 191 - Burnsville-Eagan-Savage
- Independent School District 719- Prior Lake - Savage Area Schools
- Independent School District 720 - Shakopee Public Schools
- SmartLink/Transit Link - free grocery delivery