Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccines


SE MN counties collaborate on school-located flu vaccine program

(ABC 6 News) - Several southeastern Minnesota county public health departments are teaming up with schools to offer kids influenza vaccinations in an effort to keep the virus out of the classroom for the upcoming school year. Olmsted Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, Olmsted County Public Health, Dodge County Public Health,...
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First West Nile Virus Confirmed in Minnesota For 2022

Postmortem test results confirmed Minnesota’s first reported West Nile virus case of 2022. In late July, an unvaccinated 4-year-old Quarter Horse mare from Kandiyohi County was euthanized due to deteriorating neurologic conditions. More than 30 other horses are boarded at the same facility and the owner reports they’re all current on their West Nile virus vaccinations and appear healthy at this time. Infected horses cannot spread the virus to people or other horses.

Minnesota and other states are short on the Monkeypox vaccine

Minnesota has just 3,000 of the 90,000 monkeypox vaccine doses it needs to cover those most at-risk for the fast-spreading illness, state health officials tell Axios.Driving the news: On Thursday, the Biden administration declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency — a move that gives officials more flexibility to tackle the spread of the virus. Why it matters: Across the nation, health officials worry that the outbreak could become our second major public health disaster in as many years if we don't work faster to contain it, per Axios D.C.'s Chelsea Cirruzzo and Cuneyt Dil.State of play: With just...
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Thousands More Monkeypox Vaccines Coming To Minnesota

The state of Minnesota is set to receive thousands more monkeypox vaccines. The state’s vaccine management supervisor said yesterday around 76-hundred doses will be delivered over the next six-weeks. This is in addition to the three-thousand already sent. Nearly 150 cases have been reported statewide. Related Posts. The 10...

MDH expects 7,600 more monkeypox vaccines as virus leads to another health emergency

MINNEAPOLIS - The Biden administration is declaring a public health emergency for the monkeypox outbreak in the United States, which now counts more infections from the virus than any other country in the world. "Monkeypox doesn't care how you identify or who you have sex with," Bridget Daniels, a nurse at Hennepin County Health's Red Door Clinic, told WCCO. "It's a virus that spreads through close contact. We don't want people to suffer. We don't want people to be miserable or feel pain."By declaring a public health emergency, White House officials explained they'll be able to "explore additional strategies to get...
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72 cases of monkeypox confirmed in Minnesota

Health officials say Minnesota's cases mirror national trends, in that the majority of cases reported are among men who have sex with men. The health department reports that recent data suggests that there is now ongoing community transmission in non-endemic countries, including the U.S., through direct contact with individuals infected with monkeypox.

Minneapolis clinic vaccinates over 200 patients who reported monkeypox exposure

Minnesota's largest STD and HIV clinic says monkeypox vaccinations have been given to over 200 patients who've reported a known exposure to the virus. At the Red Door in Minneapolis, there aren't enough doses available statewide to vaccinate patients for prevention, despite many being considered eligible, according to Allison Thrash, a spokesperson with Hennepin County Public Health.

Minnesota receives 3,000 monkeypox vaccines as cases rise

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – The state of Minnesota has received 3,000 vaccines for the monkeypox virus as cases grow across the state and nationwide. There are currently more than 4,500 cases of monkeypox nationwide, and 28 of those are in Minnesota. As of right now, the only people getting...

What we know about monkeypox testing and vaccinations in Minnesota

Christine Schuster - Bring Me The News - July 27, 2022. Minnesota health care providers are working to provide access to monkeypox testing and vaccinations as the number of confirmed cases within the state continues to climb. The latest data on Wednesday showed 28 confirmed cases of the virus in...