All Minnesotans who have not yet been vaccinated should sign up, no matter their current eligibility status.
No. Only Minnesotans who have not been vaccinated should sign up for the Vaccine Connector.
All Minnesota adults aged 18 and over are encouraged to sign up for the Vaccine Connector.
If you do not have email or access to the Internet, you will be contacted by phone.
Yes. You can help a family member sign up online, or you can call the Community Vaccination Program Hotline at 833-431-2053. The person being signed up will need to be present if you choose to sign up by phone.
In order to sign up, you’ll need to provide your contact information, demographic data (like race, gender, age, and ethnicity), a few details about your medical history and your employment. The Vaccine Connector is available at no cost.
No. You can sign up for the Vaccine Connector at any time.
No. If you registered through either the COVID-19 Vaccine Pilot Program or the COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program, you do not need to re-submit your information.
Yes. All Minnesotans who have not yet been vaccinated should sign up to ensure they stay updated on vaccination opportunities in their area when they become available — including educators and child care providers.
If you already completed the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine – Education and Child Care survey, you do not need to complete the Vaccine Connector form or re-submit your information. Educators, school staff, and child care workers will continue to hear from their local public health agency, employer, state-sponsored community vaccination site, or state vaccination partner about when and where they can get vaccinated.
Yes. All Minnesotans who have not yet been vaccinated should sign up.
No. If you are eligible to get vaccinated, you do not have to wait for information from the Vaccine Connector before you get your shot. If your health care provider or employer contacts you about making an appointment, or if you have another opportunity to get vaccinated, you can and should do that.
You will receive an email confirmation that you have successfully signed up for the Vaccine Connector. As more vaccine becomes available, the Vaccine Connector will send you updates about your COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and opportunities to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Minnesota.
Minnesota is currently vaccinating health care personnel and long-term care residents, as well as adults 65 years of age and older and pre-kindergarten through grade 12 educators, school staff, and child care workers.
More information about who will be included in the next phases of vaccination will be available in the coming weeks. See COVID-19 Vaccine Phases and Planning and Who's Getting Vaccinated for more details. As vaccine supply increases in the weeks and months ahead, you will be updated about your eligibility.
If you are 65 or older, yes. Minnesotans age 65+ who sign up for the Vaccine Connector will be automatically included in the selection process for appointments at state-run community vaccination sites. Visit the Community Vaccination Program page to learn more.
At this time, the Vaccine Connector cannot be used to schedule appointments directly with providers or pharmacies. You should continue to contact those providers to check for vaccine availability. Use the Vaccine Locator map to find a vaccine provider near you.
Details about how to make an appointment will vary depending on the category of eligibility and vaccine supply. Specific instructions for how to make an appointment will be included with your notification from the Vaccine Connector.
Yes. If you are eligible under state guidelines to get a vaccine, you should continue contacting providers to check for vaccine availability. Use the Vaccine Locator Map to find a vaccine provider near you.
No. The Vaccine Connector will tell you when you’re eligible, but appointments are not guaranteed. There continues to be a very limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine in Minnesota. We encourage Minnesotans to remain patient as more vaccine arrives in the weeks and months ahead.
Contact our Community Vaccination Program Hotline at 833-431-2053.