Governor Walz extended the state’s peacetime emergency declaration on Monday.

“That is different than the stay at home order,” said Walz.

As for what the peacetime declaration does.

“The peacetime emergency allows us to enhance veterans’ home protection, activate the national guard to deliver supplies, preserve our PPE and allowed for regulation changes to allow for people to continue to practice in their professions.”

The declaration is in effect until May 13th.