The COVID-19 vaccination is being distributed based on criteria determined by individual states. Find information and resources about the vaccination process in North Dakota and Minnesota below.
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North Dakota's vaccine eligibility is open to all people ages 16 and older. Click the above blue button titled "Where to get the vaccine" to learn about vaccine opportunities from each provider.
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Minnesota's vaccine eligibility is open to all people ages 16 and older.
- In Minnesota, people with questions regarding COVID-19 can call the state help line at 651-297-1304, or 1-800-657-3504, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
- Visit the Clay County Public Health vaccination webpage or call the hotline at 218-299-7204.
Fargo VA offers vaccines to all vets, spouses of vets and caregivers
The Fargo Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, spouses of Veterans, and caregivers of Veterans. The following groups are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations provided by VA:
- All categories of Veterans regardless of character of discharge – Anyone who served in the U.S. military is eligible to be vaccinated through VA.
- Spouses of a Veteran – For COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, we define a spouse to include marriage, same-sex, and common-law marriages. This includes a widow or widower of a Veteran. If you characterize your relationship as spousal, you can receive the vaccine.
- Caregivers of a Veteran – For COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, we define a caregiver as a family member or friend who provides care to the Veteran. Caregivers may help the Veteran with personal needs like feeding, bathing, or dressing. They may also help the Veteran with tasks like shopping or transportation.
- Recipients of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs benefits.
Those interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine from VA should call the Fargo VA at 800-410-9723 or (701) 239-3700, select option 2, then select option 1 primary care scheduling, to inquire about vaccine appointment locations and options. The Fargo VA continues to hold periodic COVID-19 vaccine clinics in communities across North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. Hours of operation for the aforementioned phone line are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time. Appointments and walk-ins are available Monday through Friday at the Fargo VA Medical Center.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How will I know when I can get a COVID-19 vaccination shot?
A: Sanford Health, Essentia Health and Fargo Cass Public Health are conducting walk-in vaccinations at the joint vaccination center in the former Gordmans building, 5100 14th Ave. S., in Fargo.
Residents of Cass County who are not affiliated with a private health care provider but want a vaccine shot can contact Fargo Cass Public Health at 701-241-1360.
Residents of Clay County can sign up on the COVID-19 Sign-up Form to receive notification when a COVID-19 vaccine is available through Clay County Public Health.
Clay County Public Health will continue to prioritize groups according to the Minnesota Department of Health. At this time, those 18 years and older will be contacted for an appointment through Clay County Public Health.
GO to Claycountymn.gov to sign up on the COVID-19 VACCINE SIGN-UP FORM. Once signed up, look for an e-mail notification from “Vaccination Clinics” to register for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic when vaccine is available.
For questions, please call Clay County Public Health COVID-19 hotline: 218-299-7204
Q: Where are vaccine shots being given?
A: Sanford Health, Essentia Health and Fargo Cass Public Health have set up a joint vaccination center in the former Gordmans building at 5100 14th Ave. S., in Fargo.
Clay County Public Health is providing shots via appointment at a location in Clay County the agency does not publicize.
Q. Where can I learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, distribution and safety?
A: Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's comprehensive website for more answers to frequent questions.
Q. How do our states compare to others when it comes to vaccine distribution?
A: The best way to know this from day to day is using the CDC's Covid Data Tracker site.