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CDC recommends everyone 12 years and older should get a COVID-19 vaccination to help protect against COVID-19. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic.
U.S. health officials recently announced that vaccinated Americans should receive booster shots of the two-dose Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines eight months after receiving their second shot.
The Minnesota Department of Health issued this statement following today’s announcement by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about its plan to offer third doses of COVID-19 vaccines as boosters starting the week of September 20.
With students, families, and K-12 educators preparing for the start of the 2021-22 school year amid concerns about an uptick in COVID-19 cases driven by the Delta variant, health and education officials are recommending that schools follow CDC’s guidance for COVID-19 prevention in K-12 schools this fall
Now is a great time to schedule an appointment for your teen to get caught up on vaccines. They may have missed some vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are concerned about the rise of all variants in Minnesota. These variants can spread more easily and may cause more severe disease in unvaccinated people.
As the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has prioritized equity in its COVID-19 vaccine strategy, it is imperative to have metrics to both guide strategy and demonstrate accountability.
Information about the characteristics of these variants is rapidly emerging. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they spread.
People who are not fully vaccinated need to continue testing in many instances.
Governor Walz announced the State of Minnesota is partnering with leaders representing all aspects of Minnesota life – including the arts, business and civic community, sports, and elected officials – to spread the word about the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19.