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Community Vaccination Sites closing throughout Minnesota

Abdi Isaaq

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Governor Tim Walz announced that the State of Minnesota will phase out its mass vaccination locations after meeting President Joe Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's goal of vaccinating seventy percent of Minnesota's 18-and-older population with at least one dose by July 4.

Except for the Mall of America, all Community Vaccination Program locations will close on August 8. Duluth, Rochester, Mankato, St. Cloud, St. Paul (Roy Wilkins), Lino Lakes and Oakdale state-run sites are only offering second doses and will close on or before August 6.

In addition, MSP Terminal 1, which requires terminal access, and MSP Terminal 2, which is open to the general public, will continue to provide the one-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson to persons aged 18 years and older until August 7.

Residents of Minnesota aged 12 years and older will still be able to get the Pfizer vaccine at the Mall of America location, which will remain open by appointment and walk-ins. Individuals under the age of 18 years must have the consent of a parent or guardian before participating.

Minnesota's Department of Health and health care providers built a network of around seven hundred providers giving free COVID-19 immunizations throughout the state, including hospitals, doctor's offices, community pharmacies and pop-up community vaccination events. Minnesotans who have not obtained their shot are encouraged to locate nearby vaccine locations.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) frequently updates its video library, print materials and translated papers. View, download or print these resources by visiting the pages below.

View Materials and Resources for COVID-19 Response.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Congratulations, Minnesota! <br><br>Reaching President Biden’s goal of 70% of adults with at least one vaccine dose before July 4 is a remarkable achievement. <br><br>Thank you to every Minnesotan who has rolled up their sleeves. <a href="https://t.co/lLV0XNV2RV">pic.twitter.com/lLV0XNV2RV</a></p>&mdash; Governor Tim Walz (@GovTimWalz) <a href="https://twitter.com/GovTimWalz/status/1410668103881605120?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 1, 2021</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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