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Get updates about the COVID-19 vaccine

Many residents, employers and community partners are eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine at a time when the supply in Minnesota remains very limited. The vaccine is not yet available for the general public.

Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health has received a limited supply of vaccine which they are providing to priority groups in Phase 1a as established by the Minnesota Department of Health guidelines. The county’s Public Health department does not currently have vaccination clinics for the general public.

Here is how you can learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Sign-up for the state of Minnesota's new Vaccine Connector - available for all residents age 18 and older. Sign up to be notified when you become eligible to get the vaccine. If you are unable to sign up online, you can sign up over the phone. Insurance and identification are not needed and signing up is free. Learn more and register online for the Vaccine Connector or call 651-318-0989 or 833-431-2053 (translation available)
  • If you are age 65 or older, a pre-k through grade 12 educator, or a child care worker, sign up for the Vaccine Connector to be notified about vaccine through the state of Minnesota's Community Vaccination Program. More vaccine is also being shipped to clinics, hospitals and pharmacies for those aged 65 and over. Contact your health care provider to ask about getting the vaccine or visit the Minnesota Department of Health's Find My Vaccine online map.If you don't have online access call 651-318-0989 or 833-431-2053
  • Check RamseyCounty.us/CovidVaccine for the latest updates about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, information about who is getting it now and how it will be distributed in the future.
  • Subscribe to our COVID-19 vaccine updates and get email or text alerts on vaccine distribution
  • If you are an employer with staff in the Phase 1a priority group, submit an online vaccine request form. The form identifies employers who need help in getting the COVID-19 vaccine but does not guarantee access if they don’t fit federal and state guidelines.
  • Email us with additional questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Watch COVID-19 Vaccines and Your Community: What you Need to Know, a series of five broadcasts produced by TPT | Now and multicultural media partners to address community questions and concerns about the vaccine. Programs are produced in native languages, as applicable, and designed for the specific needs of African American, Hmong, Indigenous, Latinx and Somali residents. All broadcast programs, video shorts and COVID-19 vaccine resources will be posted to the TPT | Now Facebook page.

Please be patient and remember that demand for vaccine far exceeds supply. More opportunities for vaccination will be coming as the state of Minnesota gets more vaccine. When more vaccine is available, most people will get it from their regular health care provider, a pharmacy, or at a vaccine clinic operated by public health departments and community health centers. Eventually, there will be enough vaccine for anyone who wants it, and it will be free.

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 - 4:30 p.m.