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New COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance program coming soon

Ramsey County is partnering with the State of Minnesota on a new rental assistance program called COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance, which is operating under the banner of RentHelpMN. 

Posted on
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 3:47 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.

Get updates about the COVID-19 vaccine

Many residents, employers and community partners are eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine at a time when the supply in Minnesota remains very limited.

Posted on
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 4:30 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.

Winter fun at Ramsey County parks

Ramsey County Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for all ages all year round! Head to the park and embrace the fun of winter – go sledding, skiing, snowshoeing and more.

Posted on
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:18 p.m.

Discuss COVID-19 during virtual conversations with Medical Director Dr. Ogawa

The next conversation on Wednesday, Nov. 18 will focus on vaccinations.

Posted on
Friday, October 16, 2020 - 3:04 p.m.

Free masks available at Oct. 24 A Mask for Everyone event

Adult and youth masks will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also reserve masks in advance online.

Posted on
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 11:45 a.m.

Food services contracting opportunities now available

Three contracting opportunities are currently available for organizations and individuals to support Ramsey County's work to provide emergency food and basic need supplies to residents during the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted on
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 4:04 p.m.

Oct. 20 town hall provides information on voting in the 2020 election

The virtual town hall will provide information on voter registration, voting by mail, in-person absentee voting and voting on Election Day.

Posted on
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 2:39 p.m.

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