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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Update on Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rice County

Rice County Public Health was notified March 31st by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of a fourth lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rice County.  Limited information only indicates that the case is someone in their 20’s.

As of Ap...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Update on Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rice County

Rice County Public Health was notified March 27th by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of a third lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rice County.  Information indicates the case was not hospitalized, is in their 50’s, and was not ...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Second Lab Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Rice County

Rice County Public Health was notified today by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of a second lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rice County.

Limited information indicates the confirmed case is in their 30’s with transmission linked to trav...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Public Health Services During Building Closure

Rice County Public Health 507.332.6111

Rice County Public Health will continue to provide essential services. This includes immunizations, STI testing, TB services, and assurance of essential services for those placed in isolation or quarantine for an infe...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 18, 2020

First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Rice County

Rice County Public Health was notified late on March 18th by the Minnesota Department of Health of a lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rice County.

Limited information indicates the confirmed case is linked to recent international travel and was seen on an...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Situation Update – Rice County

Minnesota currently has 60 confirmed cases of COVID-19, none identified in Rice County as of March 17th. Some of these cases are related to community transmission. 4 of the cases are in southeast Minnesota.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Gove...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Shattuck St. Mary’s Plan to Transition to Distance Learning

Today Shattuck-St. Mary’s School announced they will be transitioning to distance learning through April 30th.  Shattuck is a unique residential school setting for 6 – 12th grade students, representing 37 states and 27 countri...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Be Prepared - Coronavirus

Reports of worldwide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have been more frequent in the past week. Rice County Public Health would like to share the following information in order to help keep Rice County citizens informed and to help with preparedness a...

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