Hotlines and Other Resources

Minnesota COVID-19 Hotline

School and child care questions:
651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Health questions:
651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Rice County Resources

Rice County COVID-19 Resource Guide

Minnesota COVID-19 Map

Minnesota Cases

Talking with Children about Coronavirus

Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children

Helping children cope with the changes due to COVID-19

Video PSAS, print materials and translated documents to assist with preparing for and responding to COVID-19



Food resources

Rice County Emergency Food Resources

Two Week Menu Kit

Child Care Resources

Information for families needing childcare

Information for child care providers

If you are needing assistance finding childcare during this time, please contact the Rice County Family Child Care Licensors, 

Colleen Peterson, Phone :507-332-6272, Email:

Katie Anderson,  Phone:507-333-3708,  Email: