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COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program

Minnesota’s COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program brings easy, free, and safe vaccine opportunities to familiar community settings around the state. 

To make an appointment, follow the links below and select your preferred location.

Walk-ins are now welcome!

Walk-ins for Minnesotans age 12 to 17 are possible at any state community vaccination sites that is administering the Pfizer vaccine. Currently, these state sites have the Pfizer vaccine available:

  • Bloomington (Mall of America)
  • Saint Paul (Roy Wilkins Auditorium), 
  • Lino Lakes 
  • Oakdale

Parent or guardian consent is required for COVID-19 vaccination for people younger than 18 years old. For State Community Vaccination Clinics:

  • 12-15 year olds must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • 16 and 17 year olds must receive permission from a parent or guardian, either in person through being accompanied by a parent or guardian, or online beforehand through the appointment scheduling and registration process.
  • Families are highly encouraged to join 12-17 year olds and get vaccinated at the same time.

Walk-ins for Minnesotans age 18 years and older are available at all state community vaccination sites.

Note: Masks are required at all Community Vaccination Program locations. 

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If there are no available appointments, sign up for the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector to be notified when there are appointments available at a Community Vaccination Location. 

What to expect at your Community Vaccination Program Appointment

  • Do not arrive for your appointment any earlier than 15 minutes. This is to ensure social distancing.
  • The COVID-19 vaccine is being provided at no cost to you, but please bring your insurance card if you have one. Participants are asked for their health insurance information so the state can bill their insurance company on their behalf. But if you are uninsured, or for any reason insurance does not cover some or all of the cost of your vaccine, the state will cover the difference. Vaccination remains available at no-cost to you. Insurance is not required to receive the vaccine.
  • Plan to sit for at least 15 minutes of observation after you receive your vaccine. If you have allergies, you will need to sit for at least 30 minutes.

See What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine (PDF) for more information.

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