COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)

Washington County Public Health & Environment continues to work closely with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in our community. Washington County has also used CARES Act funds, and other resources, to assist residents, small businesses, and nonprofits in the county. See some of the ways in which the county has responded to the pandemic.

Need Assistance? 

  • Washington County: Important Phone Numbers
  • COVID-19 Public HotlineFor questions related to COVID-19, call 1-833-431-2053. Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Interpreters are available.
  • Free transportation: If you are a Washington County resident and need a ride to a vaccine appointment or to get tested for COVID-19, call 651-430-6655. (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Get Reimbursed for COVID-19 Testing

From October 15, 2021 - January 31, 2022, Washington County residents who are receiving or have received human service, public health, or community corrections services within the last six months can be reimbursed for their COVID-19 testing costs. These services include cash assistance, food support, child support, child protection, veterans’ services, WIC, adult/juvenile probation, other case management.

Residents will need to submit the test receipt and a valid form of identification. Approved costs will be reimbursed via cash cards and can be either picked up at one of the county’s service locations or can be mailed directly to a home.

If you are interested in requesting reimbursement, contact Leah Schellinger at 651-430-6531 or email