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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

-Call or go online to schedule- (218) 485-4401


Thrifty White/White Drug-Cloquet

-Moderna & Pfizer- Vaccinating those under 18 on Fridays

-Call or go online to schedule- (218) 879-6768



-Pfizer only

-Online scheduling only


Gateway Clinic – Moose Lake


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)


St. Luke’s – Duluth


Community Memorial Hospital

Saint Louis County has the Pfizer vaccine.  They host a large vaccination clinic at the Public Works garage in Pike Lake.


Vaccination Resources

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. 

Vaccine Connector (GOV) Frequently Asked Questions about the Vaccine Connector (GOV) 

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.  

Find Vaccine Locations (GOV) See also FAQs for Vaccine Locator Map.

CDC: VaccineFinder


COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Resources

FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use in Adolescents in Another Important Action in Fight Against Pandemic (FDA) 


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