Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Minnesota is expanding access to COVID-19 vaccinations through pharmacies and hospitals across the state for people 65 and over, health care workers, teachers and child care workers.

Find locations and appointment information in Minnesota

For more information, call 833-431-2053.

Rice County vaccine information

Dakota County vaccine information


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COVID-19 health clinics and hospital testing locations

Home screening

Home screening tools for COVID-19 symptoms

Data and statistics

State overview of cases

Rice County overview

Dakota County overview


State mask guidelines

CDC - COVID-19 Face covering Dos and Donts

Working together

If we all work together, we can get through this crisis, and we can save lives. Following these simple recommendations will reduce the number of infected people in our community and slow the spread of the virus.

Protect yourself and loved ones from COVID-19

Please help do these simple things to be help our community:

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds
  • Stay home to protect yourself and others
  • Care for mild symptoms at home
  • Wear a mask when around others
  • Call your health care provider if you think you need care
  • Physical isolation: avoid social gatherings of 10 or more; that means gatherings of neighbors, even if you all know each other; it means avoiding groups at the store
  • Keep at least 6 feet between you and others
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Clean surfaces that you touch often

Pay attention to your mental health and reduce stress

  • Maintain a healthy diet and exercise
  • Create a regular routine
  • Connect with family and friends through calls, texts, or video chats
  • Get information from reliable sources
  • Reach out if you need to talk to someone
    • Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
    • "TalkWithUs" Text 66746

Stress and coping

If you are sick

Northfield Hospital and Clinics is able to test any symptomatic patient.

Find testing locations

Health resources

Minnesota Department of Health

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Rice County

Dakota County

Northfield Hospital and Clinics

Allina Health

HealthFinders Collaborative

Northfield Urgent Care


Health questions (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.): 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903