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- COVID 19 Health Information
Youth Vaccine Clinics and Information/Resources 5.18.21
If you are looking for Covid Vaccine Clinics - please see below - locations and resources recently shared with us from Carlton County and the Minnesota Department of Health.
Thrifty White-Moose Lake
-Moderna & Pfizer- Vaccinating those under 18 on Thursdays and Fridays
Thrifty White/White Drug-Cloquet
-Moderna & Pfizer- Vaccinating those under 18 on Fridays
-Online scheduling only https://www.walgreens.com/topic/findcare/coronavirus.jsp?ban=dl_dlDLB_03292020_covid19
Gateway Clinic – Moose Lake https://gatewayclinic.com/covid-vaccine-request/
Cromwell Medical Clinic – willing to request Pfizer vaccine if there is a large demand from 16-17 year old population. Willing to work with the schools if they have the demand. (218) 644-3811
Essentia Health – Moose Lake (& Duluth) https://www.essentiahealth.org/find-facility/profile/essentia-health-moose-lake/?utm_campaign=website-link&utm_medium=organic&utm_source=local-listing
Community Memorial Hospital https://cloquethospital.com/
Saint Louis County has the Pfizer vaccine. They host a large vaccination clinic at the Public Works garage in Pike Lake.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Parents and Adolescents
NEW web page: COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens (CDC) Provides information about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents aged 12 and older, how to find a vaccination provider for adolescents, and what to expect during and after vaccination.
NEW fact sheet: COVID-19 Vaccines for Preteens and Teens (CDC) A printable fact sheet for parents that explains the benefits of a COVID-19 vaccine for their children, safety information, and what to expect during and after vaccination.
NEW frequently asked questions: Two new FAQs (CDC) have been posted to address questions about the safety and benefits of COVID-19 vaccination for adolescents aged 12 and older.
NEW myth-buster about menstrual cycles: Your menstrual cycle cannot be affected by being near someone who received a COVID-19 vaccine. This question and answer (CDC) explains why.
Myth-buster about infertility: It is safe for people who would like to have a baby one day to get a COVID-19 vaccine. This question and answer (CDC) explains why.
Key things to know: The web pages Key Things to Know about COVID-19 Vaccines (CDC) and About COVID-19 Vaccines (CDC) have been updated to include the recommendation that adolescents aged 12 and older get vaccinated.
Vaccine information for specific groups: The web page COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Specific Groups (CDC) has been updated to help the public find information about vaccination for adolescents.
Updated! Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for People Under 18 Years Old (MDH)
COVID-19 Vaccine Sites and Community Program
Updated! COVID-19 Community Mobile Vaccination Bus Project (MDH)
Updated! Ways to Find a COVID-19 Vaccine (MDH)
What to expect: Visiting a COVID-19 State Vaccination Site (MDH) YouTube video.
COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program (GOV) Minnesotans can now walk in for a COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment at the state’s COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program sites.
COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Resources
NEW pediatric toolkit: The Pediatric Healthcare Professionals COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit (CDC) provides materials to help healthcare providers give parents clear and accurate information about COVID-19 vaccines. The toolkit includes answers to common questions, an explanation of how mRNA vaccines work, and printable materials to give to parents.
NEW FAQs about consent for minors: FAQs (CDC) have been posted on the Pfizer-BioNTech product page for providers with information about consent, prescreening questions, and other issues related to the vaccination of minors.
Recipient education page: The Vaccine Recipient Education (CDC) Updated to include resources about COVID-19 vaccination for adolescents.
Please let us know if you have any questions. Have a wonderful day!
Sarah Ellena, RN, LSN - Cloquet Schools District Nurse