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How Minnesotans Can

Get their Shot at No Cost:

This change will be effective immediately upon approval by the Minnesota Executive Council, which is scheduled to meet tomorrow. The Minnesota Executive Council is made up of Governor Walz, Lieutenant Governor Flanagan, Attorney General Keith Ellison, Secretary of State Steve Simon, and State Auditor Julie Blaha.

Vaccination and Testing Events

  • AICS COVID-19 vaccine event Oct 16 2 PM to 6 PM inside the 24 Mall, 912 E. 24th St, Mpls

  • Bethel Church Oct 17 10 am – 2 pm 3900 Hubbard Ave N, Mpls MN 55422

  • Free Community Health Fair – Oct 12 3:30 - 7 :30 pm Tri-Valley Owatonna Head Start 565 20th St NE Owatonna MN 55060 English and Spanish

  • Variant Sliders and Graphics and Social Media – see Word Document

  • Ridgeware College, Hutchinson Oct 12 & Oct 13 from 10 am to 2 pm – see Community Events flyer

  • Maple Grove Community Center Oct 16 11 am – 4 pm and second dose 11/7/2021 11 am – 4 pm

  • Mall of America Vaccine Event site check for times and dates https://www.mallofamerica.com/directory/27649

  • A new COVID-19 testing site in Lino Lakes at the former YMCA is open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Stop by or make an appointment for a free test! https://mn.gov/covid19/get-tested/testing-locations/community-testing.jsp.

Immigrant and Refugee Communities

MDH is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Refugee and Immigrant Resettlement Network to contract with refugee service agencies across the state. Through the Resettlement Network, DHS provides whole family supports to refugee and immigrant communities impacted by COVID-19.

Hotline services: 651-318-0989

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CDC Guidance

Following New CDC Guidance, Governor Walz Announces End to Statewide Face Covering Requirement

Minnesota will align with CDC guidance and recommend unvaccinated Minnesotans continue to wear face coverings indoors


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