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Free testing will be available in September and October..Testing is open to everyone, with or without symptoms, no insurance and no ID required.
The virtual conversation will include an update on the county’s work to address priority areas identified this spring through community engagement.
Residents can vote by mail or cast their ballot in person from Sept. 18 to Nov. 2.
Randomly selected Ramsey County households will be among the 180 sites in the state teams of public health professionals will be visiting for the in-person survey. Residents of households selected will also be offered free COVID-19 tests.
Mounds View Boulevard will be closed and detoured west of Spring Lake Road beginning Friday, Sept. 18 to replace a failing culvert.
Thanks to a new, 15-year partnership between Ramsey County and Twin Cities Orthopedics, TCO Sports Garden not only has a new name, but a freshly redesigned look and feel to better serve the Ramsey County community.
Beach season is admittedly short this year, but there's still some time to get those summertime splashes in. Beaches will close for the season on Tuesday, September 8. Most beach locations will have swim-area buoys in place through Monday, September 7.
Fall programming at Tamarack kicks off in September and program registration will open September 15.
Community members, mental health service providers, and advocacy groups are invited to discuss their experiences with Rule 20 and suggest changes to make the process better for everyone.
In March 2019, Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater received a BizRecycling grant to start a food scraps collection program. With the grant funding, Trinity Lutheran purchased containers, bin liners, compostable service ware and cleaning carts. They also purchased children’s educational books about recycling.
Meal delivery services are a great way improve your cooking skills, reduce wasted food and try out new recipes. However, with the food comes a lot of packaging to sort through – from insulated liners and cooling packs to food bags and containers. The disposal instructions can often be confusing or even misleading. Here is what you should know:
As a new and uncertain school year approaches, many families may be preparing for a particularly busy time. To ease the transition, this month's food saving tips focus on meal prep. Preparing meals, ingredients and snacks ahead of time can help maintain healthy eating habits, provide mindful ways to use food, decrease food waste, and save time on hectic days.
Run, jump, explore and splash around! The new play area at Battle Creek Regional Park in Maplewood is now open.
Service providers and agencies that provide any form of support are encouraged to apply.
The 2020 theme for National Preparedness Month is Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today. Review tips on how to prepare at home and at work.
Final site cleanup and other minor work will occur the week of Aug. 31.
Adult size masks will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserved masks will also be available for pick up by people who submitted a request online prior to Aug. 24.
Overall, the proposed 2021 supplemental budget totals $747,471,298, a decrease of about $15.7 million from the budget approved in Dec. 2019.
Ramsey County caregivers of children age birth to 5 years are invited to a virtual community discussion to share input and learn about early childhood education and parent support resources.
Ramsey County is bringing computers, internet and digital literacy training to residents who have experienced economic impacts.