Register for Your COVID Vaccine

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MINNESOTA HAS EXPANDED ELIGIBILITY FOR COVID VACCINE

Goodhue County Health and Human Services (GCHHS) is honored to be a part of the strong network of health care providers including pharmacies, clinics, statewide vaccination sites and hospitals that have been mobilized to administer COVID-19 vaccines to our residents.

If you are 18 and older, you are eligible to register online for one of GCHHS’s COVID Vaccine Clinics, which are held weekly, Wednesday - Friday. The Moderna Vaccine (which is authorized for adults 18+) is given. If you need assistance registering, do not have access to the internet or need translation services, please call 651-385-2000 Monday- Friday, 8am – 4:30pm.

Who is Goodhue County Health & Human Services Vaccinating Now?
o All adults 18 years old and older can get vaccinated at a GCHHS COVID Vaccination Clinic.

Vaccines for 16 and 17 year olds:
The Pfizer vaccine has been authorized for use in people 16 and older.  In Goodhue County, Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Wing.

  • Mayo Clinic Health System:
    • Please call the Mayo Clinic Health System COVID Vaccine Scheduling line 507-434-9929.  Let the person on the phone know you are 16 or 17 and therefore need the Pfizer vaccine.
BEFORE You Register:
•  Please make sure to have this information ready; it is required to register:
  •  Mother’s maiden name, phone number, and an email address (If the person who is eligible does not have an email address, then please use an email address of a trusted friend or family member.)
• Please be prepared to answer questions regarding vaccine ingredients and your history of allergic reactions.
  • If you are uncertain about possible allergies to vaccine ingredients, talk to your doctor before you call or register online. Goodhue County Health & Human Service's staff is not able to give medical advice.
  • If you have had a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient in a COVID vaccine, you should not get vaccinated. Ingredients are listed below and in the actual registration form.
Moderna Vaccine Ingredients:
  • messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA), lipids (SM-102, polyethylene glycol [PEG] 2000 dimyristoyl glycerol [DMG], cholesterol, and 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine [DSPC]), tromethamine, tromethamine hydrochloride, acetic acid, sodium acetate, and sucrose.
REGISTRATION
Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. If the clinics are full, you can register for the waitlist. If the waitlist is full, please come back Fridays at 6pm for another opportunity to register to receive a COVID vaccine. You must be 18 or older to be vaccinated at a GCHHS COVID Vaccine Clinic.

***Click Here to Register for Your 1st and 2nd Dose Appointment***

GCHHS has a second dose waitlist.  ONLY use the link below if you've already received your first dose of Moderna Vaccine (at our clinic or another provider) and have had to cancel your original second dose appointment.  This link is available at all times.

Day of Your COVID Vaccination

• Please dress in a manner that allows easy access to your upper arm.
• Please show-up at the time of your scheduled appointment.  Plan to wait for 15 minutes AFTER the vaccine for observation. This is standard procedure for any vaccination.
After You Receive Your COVID Vaccination

• MONITOR – Some people who received the COVID vaccine reported side effects. Monitor yourself, and if at any time you believe you are having a more severe reaction to the vaccine, seek medical assistance right away.
  • You can self-report any side affects you experience to Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).
  • You can also register with V-Safe, a smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
• COME BACK – Come back for your scheduled second dose. We cannot overstate the importance of this as without that second dose, your protection against getting COVID-19 cannot be guaranteed.

• You will receive information on VAERS and V-Safe when you get vaccinated.
Please take time to read the following information on the Moderna vaccine:
If you need to cancel your appointment, please email or call 651-385-2000.