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City to Resume Pick Up of Household Bulky Items Starting June 8

City of Racine – The City of Racine will be reinstating the collection of Household Bulky Items starting Monday, June 8, 2020.   City residents will again be allowed to place up to 5 items tagged with a Household Bulky Item stickers out on their solid waste collection day as outlined at this website https://www.cityofracine.org/HBI/.  As a reminder, Household […]

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City of Racine Hosts Free Drop-In Playground Program

Racine –City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) is again hosting a free drop-in playground program for kids ages 7-14 at a number of city neighborhood parks. Sites are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Thursday, beginning June 22. No registration is required to participate. Leaders will provide organized recreational activities, but […]

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Summer Playground Program Registration

Racine –City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) is accepting registration for the summer playground programs set to begin on June 22. Registration is open to youth ages 4 through grades 8. PRCS staff are working with local health officials to establish preventative measures, policies, procedures, and activity modifications to reduce the spread […]

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City Partners with State and County to Open COVID-19 Community Testing Site

City of Racine – Today, the City of Racine, in partnership with Racine County, the State of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin National Guard finalized plans to open a drive-thru COVID-19 community testing site to open in the City of Racine at Festival Hall. The site will be open Monday, May 18, through Friday, May 22 from […]

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Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Takes a Community-Wide Effort

The Racine area continues to see large daily increases in new COVID-19 cases. While it is reaching all parts of the community, the COVID-19 Pandemic is disproportionately affecting minority populations and communities of colors in the City of Racine and Villages of Elmwood Park and Wind Point. Nearly 40% of cases report being of Hispanic […]

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Racine County Announces COVID-19 Housing Plan

As part of the continued response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Racine County Emergency Operations Center has announced a housing plan to support hospitals, essential workers, and residents with special needs. “Racine County has again come together to help ensure our communities are prepared for all scenarios as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to unfold,” County […]

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City of Racine to Launch Small Business Emergency Fund in Wake of COVID-19

During the COVID-19 crisis small businesses will be forced to make some tough decisions as they will be the first to economic impacts of the virus. The City of Racine is taking a proactive step in trying to assistance businesses by redirecting $250,000 in federal funding to create a Small Business Emergency Fund for businesses […]

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Racine County Health Department contact

Due to continuing computer system complications, the City of Racine Public HealthDepartment has implemented alternative email contact which will be utilized untilthe City’s network and applications are once again functional. Contact Information:racinepublichealth@gmail.com Public Health Department representatives are requesting that telephone calls bedirected to (262)-636-9201. All current Public Health telephone numbers areunable to retrieve voicemail messages […]