COVID-19 vaccination clinic comes to Marshall YMCA
MARSHALL — The Minnesota Department of Health will be holding another COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Marshall next week, this time at the Marshall Area YMCA.
Marshall Y staff announced this week that vaccination appointments will be available next Wednesday for people ages 12 and older.
The COVID vaccine clinic will be held from 3-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. People who want to receive the vaccine are encouraged to book appointments for their first dose online at https://www.solvhealth.com/book-online/pRJxQp.
The vaccine clinic will be using the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which requires two doses a few weeks apart, organizers said.
To sign up for an appointment, people only need to provide their name, date of birth and home address. They are also encouraged to provide a mobile phone number and email address. If a child age 12 to 15 is receiving a COVID shot, they need to have a parent present with them.
People who want to receive COVID vaccinations do not need to show an ID or have medical insurance, organizers said. Language interpreters and American Sign Language will be available on-site, they said.
People getting vaccinated will need to wear a face mask and comply with social distancing rules at the clinic.
People who need transportation to the vaccine clinic are encouraged to use Marshall Area Transit. More information on bus service hours and routes is available online at the United Community Action Partnership’s transportation website, https://www.unitedcapmn.org/services/transportation-program/community-transit/service-hours/.
The MDH has organized COVID vaccine clinics in Marshall a couple of times earlier this year. In January, Marshall served as a community pilot site for vaccinations, with events that drew hundreds of people to a clinic at the Marshall Middle School. In March, another clinic at the MERIT Center in Marshall focused efforts on vaccinating food plant workers and people in area Latinx communities. Avera Marshall Medical Center also held large vaccination clinics at its Carlson Street campus earlier this year.