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What is Rice County doing to be ready for health emergencies? Rice County Public Health is actively involved, along with the Minnesota Department of Health and other local public health agencies, in developing and testing health emergency response plans.For...
What is WIC and whom does it serve? WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children and is a supplemental food and nutrition program for income eligible persons with nutritional need. WIC serves pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants up...
How do I find health information in languages other than English? The external links below provide health information on a variety of topics in several different languages. The Rice County Public Health Office may also be a resource for multi-cultural health...
How do I get information about requirements and/or licensing for Special Event Food Stands? A special event food stand is a food and beverage service establishment which is used in conjunction with celebrations and special events, and which operates no more than three times annually for no...
Where can I pick up a National Association of Counties (NACo) Prescription Discount Card? The Prescription Discount Card is available at the following official sites:In Faribault: at the Rice County Government Services Building (Public Health, Social Services, and the Information Desk),...
What do I do if I can't afford immunizations for my child? Rice County offers immunization clinics for those unable to obtain them from a private provider. A donation of $10.00 is requested for each childhood shot, but immunizations are provided regardless...
How do I make a Health Care Directive? Information About Health Care Directives Minnesota Law Minnesota law allows you to inform others of your health care wishes. You have the right to state your wishes or appoint an agent in writing...