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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Rice County Public Health continues to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics for those 5 years and older

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Rice County Public Health continues to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Rice County Government Services Building, 320 NW 3rd Street, Faribault, as well as other community locations. 

Upcoming vaccination clinics are Wednesday, January 12th...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Rice County Public Health: 114 clinics, 16,257 COVID-19 vaccines in 2021

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Rice County Public Health last week marked a year of COVID-19 vaccinations clinics by holding its 114th clinic. That’s an average of nearly 2.2 clinics per week.

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

“Wellness that Works” – Free Worksite Wellness Opportunity for Employers in 2022

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Wellness that Works is a free opportunity for employers to learn more about what other local businesses do to support a healthier workforce. Wellness policies and efforts that support employee wellness play a key role in keeping workers healthy and preven...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Community Leadership Needed

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Creating lasting change in communities is hard work that involves everyone’s participation and a commitment from those in power. Rice County Public Health – Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) focuses power on those most im...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Indoor Face Covering Requirement in Effect for All Rice County Government Buildings

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Effective Monday, August 9, 2021, all Rice County employees and visitors are required to wear a face covering in Rice County government buildings. This requirement is going into effect to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Rice County is currently classifie...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

National Passenger Safety Week runs through Jan. 30

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Roadway deaths – in the U.S. and in Minnesota -- are rising again at an alarming rate. People are still driving recklessly. Drunk, drugged and distracted driving are on the rise.

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