News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Hazard Mitigation Plan News Release Update

The Watonwan County Office of Emergency Management is currently working with U-Spatial at the University of Minnesota Duluth to update the County’s plan. Also working on the update is a planning team of representatives from County departments, l...

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County Spotlight
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Watonwan County COVID-19 Situation Update



COVID-19 Situation Update

Watonwan County Public Health is reporting 5 new COVID-19 positive case today.

This data is a snapshot in time and reflects totals provided to Local

Public Health from the MN Dept of Health as of 3pm the day prior to posti...

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County Spotlight
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Temporary Changes to Public Assistance


Assistance program changes

Temporary changes to public assistance programs during health emergency

Some policies and rules have changed for public assistance programs in order to:

  • Make it possible for people to stay safe and not spread the virus
  • Make sure tha...
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County Spotlight
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Watonwan County Essential Needs Hotline



Updated May 4, 2020

Watonwan County

Essential Needs Requests


Phone Line Open 8:30am-4:30pm


For needs that cannot be met through friends/family/neighbors

Watonwan County Public Health has opened a phone line Wednesday April...

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