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Posted on: October 30, 2020

November 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

Rice County, state and local election officials have taken steps to ensure voter and election judge safety in all of our

polling places. With that in mind, voters will see some differences when they go to the polls on Tuesday, November

3, 2020.

• All polling...

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Auditor/Treasurer

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

RICE COUNTY C.A.R.E.S. SMALL BUSINESS GRANT

The Rice County CARES Small Business Grant offers emergency relief to small businesses facing serious financial loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The grants will be considered on a first come, first serve basis; and the maximum grant amount pos...

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Economic Development

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Construction access to Highway Department

Public access to the Rice County Highway Department, Faribault facility at 610 20th Street NW will be moved to accommodate reconstruction and expansion of the facility.

Beginning Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, public access will be re-located to the east sid...

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Highway

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

November 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

Rice County, state and local election officials have taken steps to ensure voter and election judge safety in all of our

polling places. With that in mind, voters will see some differences when they go to the polls on Tuesday, November

3, 2020.

• Al...

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Property Tax and Elections

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Flu Vaccinations Available at the Faribault West Mall October 31st During the Warm Our Community Eve

Rice County Public Health will be offering flu vaccinations Saturday morning, October 31st from approximately 9 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.at the Faribault West Mall. 

Flu vaccinations, both injectable and mist, will be available in the morning to coincide ...

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Public Health
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Drive through Morristown Flu Clinic October 21st 3-5 p.m. Morristown Community Center

Rice County Public Health will be offering a drive-through flu vaccination clinic on Wednesday, October 21st from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Morristown Community Center, 402 Division Street South for anyone 6 months and older. For the drive-through ...

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Public Health
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Free COVID-19 TESTING EVENT IN NORTHFIELD OCTOBER 6 – 8

Testing is free and open to all, with or without symptoms

 

The Minnesota Department of Health is partnering with local public health officials to give people a chance to get a COVID-19 test if they would like to get tested. Over the next several w...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Celebrate Independence Day Safely!

As of July 2nd, Rice County has had 827 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 and we continue to see widespread community transmission.

Celebrating Independence Day this year will need to be different due to the pandemic. Please celebrate in a safe manner in ord...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 22, 2020

WEEKEND COVID-19 TESTING BY NATIONAL GUARD AT FARIBAULT ARMORY

WEEKEND COVID-19 TESTING BY NATIONAL GUARD AT FARIBAULT ARMORY

Rice County Public Health has received notification from the Minnesota Department of Health that the Governor’s Office has directed Statewide COVID-19 testing events be held at variou...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Case Update

As of today, Rice County has had 295 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19, ranging in age from 5 months of age through 89 years of age, with a median age of 35.2   Eleven of those 295 lab confirmed cases, ranging in age from 31 years old to 80 years o...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Second COVID-19 Death in Rice County

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May 11, 2020

 

Second COVID-19 Death in Rice County 

Rice County Public Health received confirmation from the Minnesota Department of Health of the second death of a Rice County resident due...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Increase in Rice County COVID-19 Cases

Increase in Rice County COVID-19 Cases 

Rice County has seen a steady rise in COVID - 19 cases with the total case count as of today at 53; and increase of 17 cases from the day prior. The age range of Rice County lab confirmed cases is 12 years t...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Rice County Public Health is encouraging residents to follow the CDC recommendation to wear cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. The use of cloth face coverings may help slow the spread ...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Rice County COVID-19 Helpline Number

Rice County Public Health has opened a COVID-19 helpline today, to answer COVID-19 related questions and to help connect residents to local resources during the pandemic.

The Rice County COVID-19 Helpline number is 507.384. 6459. It is open Monday through ...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Safe Return to Work Guidance

On April 23rd, Governor Walz signed Executive Order 20-40 allowing workers in some sectors, including industrial, manufacturing, and office-based businesses to return to safe workplaces, subject to conditions beginning April 27th.

Businesses must establish...

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Public Health

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2020

TO:  Rice County Law Enforcement Students

FROM: Sheriff Troy Dunn

DATE:  August 7, 2020

SUBJECT: MN Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Program

 

 

Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn announced today the commencement of the...

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Sheriff

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

COVID 19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant (DLSG)

COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant (DLSG)

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has implemented a Distance Learning Support Grant in the amount of $3,000.   The purpose of the grant is to mitigate the negative financial impact a ...

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Veterans' Services