[KMSP Fox 9, May 5, 2020] Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order Tuesday allowing elective surgeries to restart on May 11.
The executive order provides a roadmap for safely restarting elective surgeries. Starting next week, doctors, dentists, and veterinarians who create a plan to keep patients and healthcare professionals safe may begin offering these procedures again.
Allina Health chief medical officer Dr. Timothy Sielaff talked with Fox 9 News about how the order will be implemented.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal also reported on the same story.