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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.
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.
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.
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.
Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area at Tamarack Nature Center has reopened after a temporary closure due to COVID-19 and an improvement project.
The centers offer comprehensive in-person assistance with connections to county programs. They also have computer workstations available by reservation.
The town hall will be hosted by the COVID-19 Racial Equity and Community Engagement Response Team and held via Zoom.
Donate new, unused masks to help ensure all individuals and families in Ramsey County have access to cloth face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19
Healthy home-delivered meals are available to qualifying residents free of charge from five community partners.
The drive-thru and walk-up testing is open to anyone, with or without symptoms. The testing is free, no insurance is needed and is available on Saturdays at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood and Sundays at Washington Technology Magnet School in Saint Paul.
Labs will provide free workforce support to job seekers and residents following adverse economic impacts and job losses caused by COVID-19.
Ramsey County is distributing masks to minority-owned businesses and businesses serving our most racially diverse communities. All businesses may also pick up masks at one of several distribution sites.
Increased financial assistance is available for Ramsey County residents who have lost income due to COVID-19 and need help paying for housing costs.
Visitors are required to wear face coverings in any building owned, leased or managed by Ramsey County. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for free.
Ramsey County is partnering with community organizations to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate information and resources about COVID-19, resources and services.
Tamarack Nature Center is moving day camp online through a new series that is free for all participants. Do-It-Yourself Day Camp transforms some of Tamarack’s favorite in-person sessions into a virtual adventure that is free for all to participate in.
Community volunteers have donated 200 handmade reusable gowns to the Ramsey County Care Center. More than 50 volunteers from several community groups worked on the project coordinated by the Suburban Ramsey Emergency Coalition.
Beaches and playgrounds will open with public health measures in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.