Posted on: January 17, 2021
Rice County Public Health continues to work with the Minnesota Department of Health and local hospital and pharmacy partners to complete vaccination for those in the first phase (Phase 1a) of the state’s vaccine prioritization.
Vaccinations for most indivi...Read on...
Posted on: October 2, 2020
Testing is free and open to all, with or without symptoms
The Minnesota Department of Health is partnering with local public health officials to give people a chance to get a COVID-19 test if they would like to get tested. Over the next several w...Read on...
Posted on: July 2, 2020
As of July 2nd, Rice County has had 827 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 and we continue to see widespread community transmission.
Celebrating Independence Day this year will need to be different due to the pandemic. Please celebrate in a safe manner in ord...Read on...
Posted on: May 22, 2020
WEEKEND COVID-19 TESTING BY NATIONAL GUARD AT FARIBAULT ARMORY
Rice County Public Health has received notification from the Minnesota Department of Health that the Governor’s Office has directed Statewide COVID-19 testing events be held at various Minnesot...Read on...
Posted on: May 20, 2020
As of today, Rice County has had 295 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19, ranging in age from 5 months of age through 89 years of age, with a median age of 35.2 Eleven of those 295 lab confirmed cases, ranging in age from 31 years old to 80 years o...Read on...
Posted on: May 11, 2020
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May 11, 2020
Second COVID-19 Death in Rice County
Rice County Public Health received confirmation from the Minnesota Department of Health of the second death of a Rice County resident due...Read on...
Posted on: May 7, 2020
Increase in Rice County COVID-19 Cases
Rice County has seen a steady rise in COVID - 19 cases with the total case count as of today at 53; and increase of 17 cases from the day prior. The age range of Rice County lab confirmed cases is 12 years t...Read on...
Posted on: April 27, 2020
Rice County Public Health has opened a COVID-19 helpline today, to answer COVID-19 related questions and to help connect residents to local resources during the pandemic.
The Rice County COVID-19 Helpline number is 507.384. 6459. It is open Monday through ...Read on...
Posted on: April 24, 2020
On April 23rd, Governor Walz signed Executive Order 20-40 allowing workers in some sectors, including industrial, manufacturing, and office-based businesses to return to safe workplaces, subject to conditions beginning April 27th.
Businesses must establish...Read on...