COVID-19 Vaccination Information
New Vaccine-Specific Phone Number at Glacial Ridge:
Sign up within a minute. Call Glenwood Medical Center’s specific COVID Vaccination Line at 320.331.2121 to be put on the list for vaccination.
All Minnesotans 16 years of age and older are eligible!
Minnesota has directed providers to prioritize vaccine appointments for people most at risk of getting COVID-19, or those who could develop a severe illness if infected. This includes older Minnesotans, those with underlying health conditions*, and those in essential jobs.
Where do I receive my vaccine?
Call Glenwood Medical Center’s new COVID Vaccination Line at 320.331.2121 to be put on the list for vaccination. Once we have your information, we will call you to schedule. You are encouraged to get the vaccine whenever you can when doses are available. Clinics, public health agencies, and some pharmacies are giving the vaccine.
Vaccine Connector in Minnesota
This tool is for all Minnesotans who have not yet been vaccinated. Sign up – the Vaccine Connector will notify you where you can get the vaccine in your area. If you have questions about the form or need language assistance, please call the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector hotline at 833.431.2053.
How much will it cost to get vaccinated?
Vaccine doses purchased with U.S. taxpayer dollars will be given to the American people at no cost. However, vaccination providers can charge an administration fee for giving someone the shot. Vaccination providers can be reimbursed for this by the patient’s public or private insurance company or, for uninsured patients, by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Provider Relief Fund. No one can be denied a vaccine if they are unable to pay the vaccine administration fee.
Safety and Effectiveness
Are COVID-19 vaccines safe?
Yes. All possible vaccine candidates are in various stages of testing in humans to ensure they are both safe and effective. Learn more about Ensuring the Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines in the United States.
Should I get vaccinated if I’ve already had COVID-19?
Yes. Due to the severe health risks associated with COVID-19 and the fact that reinfection with COVID-19 is possible, you should be vaccinated regardless of whether you already had COVID-19 infection. Talk to your doctor if you have more questions about getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
If I get the COVID-19 vaccine, do I still need to take other precautions?
Yes, even if you get vaccinated, we recommend you continue with the other prevention measures you’ve been doing, such as washing your hands, wearing a mask, staying six feet apart, and limiting gatherings. This will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to people who are not yet vaccinated.
Where can I find more information about the COVID-19 vaccine?
For the latest information about the COVID-19 vaccine, visit the following websites:
GRHS Local and State Updates
- Side Effects are Normal and Healthy After COVID-19 Vaccination – Written by Dr. Haus
- FAQs About Getting a COVID Vaccine at Glacial Ridge
- COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Locally
- As COVID-19 Vaccines Roll-Out, Glacial Ridge Hospital Employees Step Up to Get Theirs
- COVID-19 Cases Surge Locally, Statewide; Hospital Access Impacted
- Cold, Flu, or COVID-19? (Printable Chart)
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide for Patients With Asthma
- COVID-19 vs. Seasonal Allergies
- Flu Vaccine – Minimize the Burden and Risk of Respiratory Illness this Year
- FAQs About Wearing Face Coverings in Indoor Spaces and Businesses (PDF) – MDH – MN Executive Order
- GRHS Testing “Strike Team” Provides Partnership, Peace of Mind for Area’s Long-term Care Facilities
- Safety Protocols Enhanced at Glacial Ridge Clinics and Hospital; Plus Information About Essential Visits
- Getting Care Safely at GRHS Clinics and Glacial Ridge Hospital During COVID-19
- Homecare and Hospice Staff Use Precautionary Measures and Continue to Provide Service to the Community
- Glacial Ridge Health System Prepared for COVID-19
- Good Old-Fashioned Hand Washing is Best
- Managing Stress and the Threat of COVID-19 – MDH
- Talking with Children About Coronavirus – CDC
- Influenza Statistics – MDH
- Governor’s Executive Orders – State of MN
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