Support Retail and Services Businesses
Last updated May 20, 2020
In a briefing April 30, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced an executive order that customer-facing retail establishments are eligible for curbside delivery/pickup starting May 4. In an executive order announced May 13, Governor Walz stated customer-facing businesses (i.e. retail) should not exceed 50 percent of normal occupancy once the stay-at-home executive order is lifted May 18.
Find guidance on safely reopening businesses from Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development here.
Rochester is a tight-knit community and are there for one another through thick and thin. The RDA is gathering ways of supporting downtown businesses while observing government recommendations and responses to COVID-19/coronavirus. When in-person shopping or frequenting businesses is not possible, please consult the list below for businesses offering gift cards and/or online services in Rochester.
We will make timely updates to this list as Downtown Business Assistance survey submissions are received. To have your business listed, please fill out the short survey if you have not already done so. Need to update your listing? Call 507-216-9882 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the Support Local Dining page to find restaurants offering takeout and delivery.
Find more creative ways to support the downtown Rochester community here.