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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Washington County offices, libraries closed Nov. 26, 27 for Thanksgiving holiday

Washington County offices and libraries will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Parks will be open. The Environmental Center is closed Thursday, open Friday. The Yard Waste site is closed Thursday and Friday.

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Washington County Board will take comment on 2021 budget Dec. 1

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will take comments on the county’s 2021 budget at an evening meeting Dec. 1.

The meeting will be in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Stillwater, starting at 6 p.m. Those who wish to pa...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Open letter from community leaders on COVID-19 in Washington County

Dear Community Members,  

Washington County cases of COVID-19 continue to increase, with our highest daily case count in the pandemic thus far occurring on November 14 with 420 new cases identified. Our county’s 14-day case rate continue...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Residents encouraged to view suicide intervention course

To protect the community, staff at the Washington County Department of Public Health & Environment encourages members of the community who are interested to take a free lifesaving suicide intervention course. The QPR Gatekeeper online course teaches p...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Washington County launches COVID-19 safety campaign

Washington County announced the launch of a COVID-19 safety messaging campaign that will run countywide.

The campaign is called “Face this Together” and emphasizes the importance of washing hands, wearing a mask, and physically distanci...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

COVID-19 testing will be Mondays at Environmental Center

Washington County is partnering with the City of Cottage Grove to offer free weekly COVID-19 testing 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays at the Environmental Center in Woodbury.

Washington County Environmental Center, 4039 Cottage Grove Drive, Woodbury

  • Weekly on Mond...
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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Washington County Library expands internet access with hotspots, Chromebooks

Washington County Library has added 400 Wi-Fi hotspots and 100 Chromebooks to its collection to help residents access the internet outside of the library. The devices are available to check out for up to a month with a library card registered in Washingto...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Eligible property owners must file homestead applications by Dec. 15

Property owners who have had a change in ownership and/or occupancy and whose property is eligible for homestead classification should contact the county assessor to file a homestead application on or before Dec. 15.

Homestead classification will affect th...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Washington County adds 'dashboard' to track COVID-19 in county

The Washington County data dashboard includes case information, demographic data, and likely exposure data for confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Washington County. The dashboard includes city-level data for communities with more than 10 positive cases.

The da...

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