Hotlines and Other Resources

Minnesota COVID-19 Hotline

Rice County Public Health COVID-19 Helpline Number:


8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

MN Helpline:

651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (M-F) 

Discrimination reports:


8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Long Term Care Healthcare Resource Call Center

833-454-0149 or 651-201-3970

Rice County Resources

Stay Safe MN Industry Guidance

Rice County COVID-19 Resource Guide

Guia de Recursos Comunitaria del Condado Rice 2020

Northfield Assistance Resources

Minnesota Resources

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Rent Assistance

COVID-19 Data by Race and Ethnicity

Guidance for Families – Planning for the 2020-21 School Year

 FAQs: Bars, Restaurants, and Other Places of Public Accommodation

New guidance library for reopening on Stay Safe MN

COVID-19 and When to Return to Work

COVID-19 Children and Family Resources

Sudden Loss of Income

Graduation/Commencement Celebration Guidance

Community Resiliency and Recovery Overview

Addiction Recovery Supports During COVID-19

Mental Health Resources

Health and Happiness Project

COVID-19 and stress (English)

COVID-19 and stress (Spanish)

COVID-19 and stress (Somali)

NAMI MN Support Groups Moved to Online Format

Supporting Mental Well-being during COVID-19

MDH Mental Health - SOMALI_HD 5-5-20.mp4

Physical Health Resources

Healthy Eating During a Pandemic 

Staying Active During a Pandemic

Guidance for Faith-Based Communities

Guidance on Hosting Faith-Based Services in Parking Lots 

Preparedness Plan Requirements for Faith-Based Communities, Places of Worship, Weddings, and Funerals (PDF)

Planning Funeral and Memorial Services during COVID-19 (PDF)

Recreation Resources

Covid-19 Sports Guidance for Youth and Adults

Guidance for Pools

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