Vaccination is an important tool for staying healthy. COVID-19 and other CDC-recommended vaccines are highly successful in preventing severe illness and death. Minnesota residents can contact the following:
Call 2-1-1 in Minnesota
- The 2-1-1 phones are handled by Community Resource Specialists trained by the United Way Minnesota. For more information, visit their website.
Minnesota State Government
- The Minnesota State Government maintains a "COVID-19 Response" page with information about getting vaccinated, testing, and other resources.
- The Minnesota Department of Health has several informational pages on their COVID-19 available on their website: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html.
If you have questions, the Department of Health has a COVID-19 public hotline:
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Other Options for Contact: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/contact.html
Minnesota Disability Law Center, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
These videos were created by the Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC), Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid. If you need assistance in getting vaccinated, you can call the Center's "hotline" at 651-432-4608.
- COVID-vaccine information video (English + ASL)
- COVID-vaccine information video (Spanish)
- COVID-vaccine information video (Somali)
- The "In Our Own Words" videos are designed to educate health professionals about how to make their services accessible to people with disabilities.
The publication, "COVID-19 Vaccines and You," has information about vaccines and resources in Minnesota. The publication is available in Hmong, Somali, and Spanish. Copies can be obtained by contacting Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid through their vaccine hotline at 651-432-4608 or by contacting Anna Phearman, MDLC Public Health Advocate, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota COVID Community Coordinators
Toll Free: 800-409-5594
COVID Community Coordinators can assist with testing, vaccination, and addressing barriers to vaccination. Find out more: https://mcil-mn.org/services/covid-community-coordinators/