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Green Ramsey


Phone:
General Information
651-266-2400
651-266-2594 (TTY)

Email:
Public Health
AskPH@co.ramsey.mn.us
Environmental Health
AskEH@co.ramsey.mn.us
Vital Records
AskVR@co.ramsey.mn.us

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Take Precautions to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer weather has arrived, and with it comes a high chance of heat-related illnesses. Ramsey County has an extreme heat webpage with tips for staying safe and healthy. Public Health reminds residents to check on relatives, neighbors, seniors and others with health conditions that are vulnerable to extreme heat, to make sure they are staying hydrated and safe.

For more information on Extreme Heat

ECHO Extreme Heat videos - English | Hmong | Spanish | Somali 

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Free Fix-It Clinics

Have broken stuff lying around? Don’t trash it – fix it! Come to a Ramsey County Fix-It Clinic where you can get free assistance to repair broken items like small household appliances, clothing, electronics and more. For more information on Fix-It Clinics

We need volunteers! If you have skills in electronics repair, soldering, computer repair, sewing or general tinkering, consider volunteering at a clinic to help others learn to fix their items. For volunteer information and sign-up, call 651-266-1199 or email AskEH@co.ramsey.mn.us.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days in Arden Hills

The household hazardous waste (HHW) collection truck is in Arden Hills during the month of July. Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to get rid of paint, used motor oil, batteries, fluorescent lights and other products that shouldn't go in the trash. It’s easy! Fridays, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For more information on HHW mobile collections sites

How to use HHW collection sites icon:  video - English | Spanish | Hmong | Somali


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County Offers Prescription Discount Program
Ramsey County is partnering with a free national discount prescription savings program that could save residents money on medications and health care costs. The Coast2Coast Rx Card Program offers savings on medications, dental, vision, and hearing services; plus discounts on lab and imaging tests and diabetes supplies and equipment for all family members. The program also offers discounts on pet prescriptions and veterinary services. The RX Card is free and available to any County resident, regardless of income, age or health status.

For more information on Coast2Coast Rx Card ProgramNews Release (pdf) | Poster (pdf) 

Contact Information:
DURING Regular Office Hours  (Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)

  • If you need information about Public Health programs in Ramsey County or want to report a natural or human-caused emergency that may have serious public health consequences, call 651.266.2400.
  • If you need police, fire or medical personnel to respond, call 911.
  • If you are ill, contact your health care provider. 
  • If you are a physician calling to report an infectious disease, please call 651.201.5414 or 1.877.676.5414. 

AFTER Regular Office Hours  (After 4:30 pm on weekdays, all-day Saturday, Sunday and holidays)

  • If you are ill, contact your health care provider.
  • If you need police, fire or medical personnel to respond, call 911.
  • To report a natural or human-caused emergency that may have serious public health consequences AFTER regular business hours, call 911.