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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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Saint Paul - Ramsey County Public Health

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Don't Trash Your String Lights and Cords. Recycling Them!

Do you have holiday string lights that no longer light up? Electrical cords that are fried or frayed? Recycle them at our household hazardous waste collection site. This program is for household waste only. No battery packs or any attached electronics or appliances.

For more information on household hazardous waste site hours & locations | A to Z Disposal Guide

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Did You Get Your Flu Shot?  It's Not Too Late.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reports flu is now widespread across Minnesota. It is not too late to get a flu shot this season! Stay healthy by getting a flu shot, staying home when you are sick, covering your cough and frequently washing your hands.

For more information on Flu | Flu Shots in Ramsey County | Flu Shots in MN 

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Volunteers Needed

Are you, or someone you know, looking for a way to make a difference as a volunteer in the community? SOS Sexual Violence Services (SOS) of Ramsey County is looking for volunteers to staff the 24-hour rape crisis line, nights and weekends. SOS provides 24-hour crisis response, follow up services, medical and legal advocacy, information and referral to survivors of sexual violence, their friends and families. Extensive training is provided and begins January 2015.

For more information on SOS Volunteer Opportunities | 651.266.1000


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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.