By Derek Simon [email protected] With the ramp up on vaccinations over the past week, Minnesota is now 5th in the nation in vaccinations the state vaccinated 70,000 people yesterday. The Johnson …
By Derek Simon
With the ramp up on vaccinations over the past week, Minnesota is now 5th in the nation in vaccinations the state vaccinated 70,000 people yesterday. The Johnson and Johnson vaccine has now been approved for use and will add 100 million more vaccines towards vaccinating the United States. This will allow Minnesota and other states to increase their vaccination rate further and allow them to reach the 75% vaccination rate sooner.
So what does this all mean for Minnesotan’s and when can they get vaccinated themselves? The state of Minnesota has given us a timeline.
Who can get vaccinated now?
-Health care Personnel -Long term care residents -Pre k to 12th grade educators and child care -People 65 and older? Who will get their vaccine soon? April -People with specific high-risk health conditions -Targeted essential workers April-May -People 45-64 with one or more high-risk medical conditions -People 16-44 with two or more high-risk medical conditions -Essential frontline workers -People age 50 years and older in multi-generational housing May-June -People 16 and older with any underlying medical condition -Age 50-64 regardless of health condition Summer -All other essential workers -General Public At our current rate, any Minnesotan who wants to be vaccinated should be able to get the vaccination by the end of July 2021. For more information on vaccination data, vaccination distribution, who is currently getting vaccinated, and where to find a location to receive your vaccination, go to the state web site at mn.gov/covid19/vaccine/index.jsp