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Free masks available for students and families this fall

As the 2021-2022 school year begins, families can request free face masks through the A Mask for Everyone program.

Posted on
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 12:22 p.m.

Face coverings required at county facilities

The face coverings policy is currently in effect. 

Posted on
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 8:03 a.m.

COVID-19 vaccine at various community clinics

Public Health has the Moderna, Pfizer and the Johnson and Johnson vaccines. Only first and second doses offered at our clinics at this time.  

Posted on
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:00 p.m.

Saint Paul – Ramsey County Rent Assistance Program now available

The county and city are working together to offer new help to tenants who have fallen behind on rent due to COVID-19.  

Posted on
Friday, July 9, 2021 - 3:54 p.m.

Report shares COVID-19 experiences, needs of cultural and ethnic minority communities

The report draws on input and knowledge shared by community members through a series of 49 conversations held from November 2020 to February 2021.

Posted on
Sunday, May 23, 2021 - 9:51 p.m.

Indoor masking requirements remain in place at county facilities

The county board has voted to revise its policy to no longer require face coverings outdoors but continuing face mask requirements of staff and visitors while indoor county facilities. 

Posted on
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 10:42 a.m.

Timeline to end COVID-19 restrictions announced

Nearly all state COVID-19 restrictions would end by May 28, and the statewide masking requirement would end once 70 percent of Minnesotans age 16 years and older get their vaccine, or by July 1.

Posted on
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 3:56 p.m.

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) available to families

The program provides financial assistance to families with children who miss free/reduced-price meals at school because of distance or hybrid- learning due to COVID-19.

Posted on
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 6:45 p.m.

Free COVID-19 testing at Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Testing is available seven days a week, with results provided by Vault Health via email or by phone within 24-48 hours.

Posted on
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 3:57 p.m.

Equity Action Circle provides recommendations for COVID-19 response

The report includes goals, objectives and recommendations to address community needs related to the pandemic.

Posted on
Friday, January 8, 2021 - 10:32 a.m.

Safe holiday celebrations during COVID-19

The safest way to celebrate is at home with only the people who live with you. 

Posted on
Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 8:39 a.m.

Update on state funding approved for small business relief

Through the package, Ramsey County will receive $10.7 million to distribute to businesses. At this time, we anticipate that most of the funding will be used to supplement the Small Business Relief Fund.

Posted on
Monday, December 21, 2020 - 9:05 a.m.

COVID-19 community testing sites closed over holidays

If you are seeking a test through a clinic or hospital, please confirm available testing hours directly with the clinic or hospital.

Posted on
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 11:46 a.m.

Arena closures extended through Jan. 3

All 11 Ramsey County arenas will remain closed to the general public through at least January 3. Arenas are projected to reopen on Monday, January 4 for youth and adult practices.

Posted on
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 2:29 p.m.

Partnerships with 24 community organizations provide COVID-19 information and resource connections

The partnerships will help ensure Ramsey County's diverse racial, ethnic and cultural communities are informed about coronavirus, county services and community resources during the pandemic.

Posted on
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 4:53 p.m.

Ramsey County arenas to close starting Nov. 21

All 11 Ramsey County arenas will close to the general public starting Saturday, November 21.

Posted on
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 10:00 a.m.

Resiliency Fund applications open to help organizations impacted by COVID-19

An initiative of the Ramsey County Investment and Support Efforts program, the find is open to organizations that provide food and basic needs, health and well-being and workforce services.

Posted on
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 3:16 p.m.

TechPak enrollment period open Nov. 2-4

The packs include a refurbished laptop, a hotspot for internet access and quick start guides.

Posted on
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 7:35 a.m.

Food security community conversation to be held Nov. 9

The conversation will include a brief summary of the county’s food security work to date in response to COVID-19 and previous community conversations, and an opportunity to brainstorm ideas in small groups on how to best address Ramsey County’s food security needs into 2021 and beyond.

Posted on
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:37 p.m.

Saliva testing offered at Roy Wilkins Auditorium

The State of Minnesota is offering free, daily saliva testing at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium in Saint Paul.

Posted on
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:23 p.m.

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