Ramsey County releases new service plans amid COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, Ramsey County announced new plans to continue to provide services to its residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to a statement from the county, more than 20 departments have reallocated their resources to remote work.

"Ramsey County's spirit of service and deep commitment to our communities has shone through this week under immense pressure," said Ramsey County Manager Ryan O'Connor. "In the span of a few days of around-the-clock planning, we have developed innovative models that protect our residents and employees during this pandemic while providing efficient, effective and equitable operational approaches that address the reality in front of us. I thank every one of our 4,000 employees for helping us open our doors to service in new ways next week."

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For residents who are not able to access services via phone or over the internet, the county set up a number of locations that serve as a drop-off and processing site.

Those locations include:

  • The Ramsey County Library – Maplewood
  • The Ramsey County Library – Roseville
  • The Ramsey County Library – Shoreview
  • The Plato Building – St. Paul
  • Ramsey County Government Center East – St. Paul
  • St. Paul City Hall/Ramsey County Courthouse – St. Paul

The county said the walk-up sites will adhere to public health guidelines.