Posted on: December 8, 2017

It’s Not Too Late to Get a Flu Vaccination!

Even though it’s December, it is not too late to get your flu vaccination!  Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness that can be serious, or even life-threatening. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months of age a...Read on...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Help Make Walking and Biking Better In Rice County

Would you like to help make walking or biking better in Rice County? Rice County Public Health has partnered with Le Sueur County Public Health to identify opportunities to improve walking and biking conditions in each county.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace Benefits Employers, Moms & Babies

Become designated as a breastfeeding friendly workplace!

Rice County Public Health and Rice County WIC strongly support breastfeeding.  We know that breastfeeding is important for both mother and baby.

More than 80 percent of new mothers participat...

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