Fillmore County Public Health Gives first COVID Vaccinations

IMG956747Based upon available doses, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) determines which populations may receive the COVID-19 vaccination at which time. Fillmore County Public Health must follow the guidelines on who may receive the vaccination. At this time, the State of Minnesota is vaccinating: 
Phase 1a: First Priority
  • Hospital staff working in dedicated COVID-19 units, ICU, Emergency Departments and designated COVID-19 units
  • Nursing home staff and residents*
  • EMS, Fire and Law Enforcement who provide direct patient care*
  • Professionals conducting COVID-19 testing*
  • Professionals providing COVID-19 vaccinations*
Phase 1a: Second Priority
  • Assisted living facilities and housing with services staff and residents*
Phase 1a: Third Priority
  • All remaining health care personnel not including but not limited to home health settings, dental offices, pharmacies, mental/behavioral health settings, correctional settings and group homes
  • Residents living in intermediate care facilities, residential care facilities and adult foster care
*Populations that Fillmore County Public Health and other community vaccinators are currently addressing based on MDH requirements. Fillmore County will notify the public about future vaccination opportunities as more populations are able to be vaccinated. At this time, we ask that you watch the newspaper and Fillmore County Facebook pages and this website for future details. We are not currently taking phone or email reservations for vaccination due to priority group requirements and limited supplies.
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