Posted on: January 22, 2018

Rice County Public Health Department Receives Breastfeeding Friendly Award

Rice County Public Health has received a Breastfeeding Friendly Health Department Award from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for its contributions to the health of mothers and their babies.

The designation acknowledges a county health department’s...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Spanish Language Living Well with Diabetes classes starting soon in Faribault Sign-up now!

Rice County Public Health and HealthFinders Collaborative are teaming up to offer Spanish language Living Well with Diabetes classes. This evidence-based program is best suited for anyone 18 or older with type 2 diabetes. The Living Well with Diabetes wor...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

January is National Radon Action Month - Test Now!

Radon is an odorless, colorless and tasteless radioactive gas that poses a significant health risk. It occurs naturally in Minnesota soils and enters homes through cracks or openings in walls or foundations. It is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-s...

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