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Walk Honoring Survivors of Sexual Violence is April 27

SOS Sexual Violence Services will hold its seventh annual “Out of Darkness Into the Light” walk for survivors of sexual violence from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 27 at Hamline University in Saint Paul.  Survivors, their family members and friends, and the general public are invited to participate to show support for ending sexual violence.  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Minnesota.  The event is free, but advanced registration is required either by phone at 651.266.1000, or email at

For more information about SOS Sexual Violence Services | Event Flyer (pdf) | News Release (pdf)

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Child and Teen Checkups Keep Kids and Young Adults Healthy

Children, teens and young adults, from birth to age 20 who are on Medical Assistance and MNCare are eligible for free medical and dental checkups. The Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Program helps eligible families find a medical or dental clinic, make appointments and arrange transportation and interpreters as needed.

For more information about the Ramsey County Child and Teen Checkup Program

Find out more about why regular checkups are important and how C&TC staff can help - videos icon: video: English | Spanish | Hmong | Somali

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days in Maplewood

Ramsey County's collection truck for household hazardous waste is in Maplewood during Fridays and Saturdays in April.  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!

For more information on Houshold Hazardous Waste Collection Sites

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County Offers New 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.

Information about the Coast2Coast Rx card is now available at Ramsey County offices including the Public Health Center, 555 Cedar Street in St. Paul, and Ramsey County libraries. Information is also available at a variety of pharmacies, clinics and other community locations. Residents can also print out the Rx card online and view the nearest participating locations.

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.