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- MN Vaccine DashboardCDC COVID-19 Vaccines
Visit your state's vaccine dashboard to learn more about their distribution guidelines. The CDC also has updated information on COVID-19 vaccines, including recommendations processes, differences about the different types, their benefits, safety data, and frequently asked questions.MN COVID-19 Site
Important State Information
Visit Minnesota's official COVID-19 site for the state's latest news, orders, and guidance.Crisis Text Line
For questions related to COVID-19, call 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504.
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- Cases by County of Residence
- Residence Type
1. 51% female, 49% male, 0% other
County of residence is confirmed during the case interview. At the time of this posting not all interviews have been completed. The data on this map may not equal the total number of reported positive cases. We will not release specific locations for any patients being tested in order to protect patient privacy. Choosing a county on the interactive map above will provide the case count, the legend is located in the upper left. This map will not work if your browser is in compatibility mode.
Congregate Care Facilities with Outbreaks, by County
Outbreak is defined as 1 or more resident(s) or staff with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19. Facilities with a total resident capacity of less than 10 beds will not be listed. 1. Minnesota COVID-19 Public Dashboard 1. Minnesota's COVID-19 Response and Preparation Capacity 1. CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Cases in the U.S.
Feb 18, 2021 · About COVID-19 Vaccine Basics of COVID-19 vaccine. COVID-19 Vaccine Phases and Planning Includes Minnesota Guidance for Allocating and Prioritizing COVID-19 Vaccine – Phase 1a document and resources. COVID-19 Vaccine Providers Planning and guidance for health professionals providing vaccine. COVID-19 Vaccine Trainings for Health Professionals
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) makes recommendations on who should get the vaccine. MDH has brought together the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Advisory Group to help us make sure we are fairly and strategically making decisions for how vaccine should be distributed. The advisory group is made up of external partners who represent key populations in the state, such as local public health, long-term care ...
COVIDaware MN: Minnesota's COVID-19 Exposure Notification System. COVIDaware MN runs on your smartphone and notifies you if you have been near someone who tests positive for COVID-19. It will also notify people you have been near if you have a positive COVID-19 test. COVIDaware MN helps protect you and our community, while ensuring your privacy.
The Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Advisory Group reviews the ACIP guidelines and makes detailed recommendations for how to apply the guidelines in Minnesota. The goal for the first, limited doses of COVID-19 vaccine is to immunize for impact – meaning we are offering vaccine to those at highest risk of getting COVID-19 and those most at risk of severe disease and complications if they get COVID-19.
COVID-19 Vaccinations. The State of Minnesota is committed to the equitable distribution of a safe, FDA-approved vaccine for protection against COVID-19. Planning has commenced, and the first doses are already being administered to health care workers and those living in long-term care facilities. MN Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Pilot Program - English (PDF)
The specimen can be sent to MDH for COVID-19 testing free of charge. Please see Evaluating and Testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for appropriate forms and submission guidance and call MDH (1-877-676-5414) to report the death and suspicion of COVID-19.
There continues to be a very limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine in Minnesota. Despite promises from the federal government, Minnesota has not yet received an increase in vaccine doses. We encourage Minnesotans to remain patient as more vaccine arrives in the weeks and months ahead. Vaccine is available by appointment only.