Find information and resources about the vaccination process in Minnesota and Wisconsin below.
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Minnesota is currently in the 1A phase of vaccine distribution. Find more information about vaccination phases and the Minnesota vaccine rollout here.
Additional vaccine phases, resources
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How will I know when I can get a COVID-19 vaccination shot?
Vaccine priority groups in Minnesota
Phase 1a — Still vaccinating some people (all health care workers, long-term care facilities, those who are EMS-certified).
Phase 1b — Partially underway. Ages 65 and older and “essential workers.” The only essential workers receiving vaccines are pre-K-12 school staff and licensed child care workers. The state advisory group determining the full Phase 1b plan has yet to release who will be included.
Vaccine priority groups in Wisconsin
Phase 1a — Still vaccinating people (frontline health care workers, long-term care facility residents, ages 65 and older, and fire, police and correctional staff are eligible).
Phase 1b — Tentatively expected to start March 1. Includes teachers and other essential workers.
Q: Where are vaccine shots being given?
St. Louis County
St. Luke’s: Ages 65 and older and people in Phase 1a. Existing patients should use myCare portal at slhduluth.com/mycare. A button will be available to schedule a vaccine as supplies allow. Hospital will call patients with high-risk conditions to schedule; do not call. Using Pfizer vaccine. Vaccine clinic at St. Luke’s hospital, Duluth. By appointment only. Info at slhduluth.com/covidvaccine.
Essentia Health: Ages 65 and older and people in Phase 1a. Existing patients should register through myChart portal at essentiamyhealth.org. Patients chosen randomly. Only open to existing patients. Patients are called if they don’t have myChart; do not call. Using both Pfizer and Moderna vaccine. Vaccine clinic at 1600 Miller Trunk Highway, Duluth, Door 16. By appointment only. Info at essentiahealth.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine-information.
Essentia mobile vaccine clinic — Organizations in Phase 1a that need assistance administering vaccines can request at essentiahealth.org.
St. Louis County Public Health
Community vaccine sites: Three “semi-permanent” sites in Duluth, Virginia and Hibbing. Phase 1a priority groups, preK-12 staff and licensed child care workers. Eligible residents will receive link to register from county or employer.
Mobile vaccine clinics: Local public health is vaccinating employee groups at workplaces and visiting emergency shelters.
State of Minnesota
Duluth: Community vaccination site at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center opened Monday, Feb. 8. Minnesotans ages 65 and older are randomly selected. Must pre-register at mn.gov/covid19/vaccine/find-vaccine/community-vaccination-program/index.jsp. Not currently taking new registrations.
Mountain Iron: The state’s pilot vaccine clinic is not taking new registrations. The site will start administering second doses the week of Feb. 9 to those who received first dose there.
Carlton County Public Health
Vaccine hotline: 218-499-6312. County is not taking a list of names.
Vaccine distribution: Local public health is working with employers to vaccinate those in current priority groups.
Community Memorial Hospital: Those ages 65 and older who receive primary care at CMH can register at cloquethospital.com/covid-vaccine. CMH will contact eligible patients who complete the form when vaccine is available.
Essentia Health-Moose Lake: Ages 65 and older and people in Phase 1a. Existing patients should register through myChart portal at essentiamyhealth.org. Patients chosen randomly. Only open to existing patients. Patients are called if they don’t have myChart; do not call.
Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Vaccine clinics: Available Tuesday and Thursday to Fond du Lac Band enrollees and members of other federally recognized tribes who live in FDL service area. Open to ages 18 and older who are registered with FDL Human Services. Call 218-878-3791 or 218-878-3732 to make appointment. No walk-ins. Tribal nations can deviate from federal and state vaccine guidelines.
Douglas County Public Health
Vaccine hotline: 715-395-7336. Must be Douglas County resident and age 65 or older, a health care worker, law enforcement or firefighter. Leave name with spelling, birthdate and phone number. Only call one time. Public Health will contact you when vaccine is available. Limited supply.
St. Luke’s Mariner Medical Clinic in Superior: Designated vaccine distribution site by Wisconsin Department of Health. Administering limited supply for patients ages 65 and older. Appointments through myCare portal at slhduluth.com/mycare or contacted by St. Luke’s; do not call.
Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Superior Clinic: Ages 65 and older and people in Phase 1a. Existing patients should register through myChart portal at essentiamyhealth.org. Patients chosen randomly. Only open to existing patients. Patients are called if they don’t have myChart; do not call.
Q. Where can I learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, distribution and safety?
A: Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's comprehensive website for more answers to frequent questions.
Q. How do our states compare to others when it comes to vaccine distribution?
A: The best way to know this from day to day is using the CDC's Covid Data Tracker site.