News Flash

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Summer Heat Safety

Rice County Public Health would like to remind residents of the dangers associated with high heat and humidity. Heat is the #1 weather related killer in the United States, and those deaths are preventable. It is important that people are prepared for extr...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 20, 2018

National Infant Immunization Week April 21st – April 28th

April 21st – April 28th is designated as National Immunization Week and Rice County Public Health would like to remind parents to get their children vaccinated.

Vaccines not only prevent disease in those who are vaccinated, but protect the entire...

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Public Health
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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