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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CentraCare care givers have been working around the clock for more than 20 months to care for you, your families and friends during COVID. We are committed to caring for every Minnesotan who needs us, and nothing will prevent us from doing so – even during these never-seen-before times.

The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to help us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

How can you help?

  • Please get your COVID vaccines and booster shots. They are proven safe and effective in reducing COVID illness, keeping people out of the hospital, and preventing death.
  • If your situation is not an emergency, please use other care options, including:
  • If this is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or visit the ER.

Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available During Clinic Visit

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

CentraCare now has COVID-19 vaccinations available for patients 12 and older in our primary care clinics, providing convenience in a comfortable and familiar setting.

This means a patient can receive the COVID-19 vaccine during a primary care visit or any other visit in the clinic setting. Other eligible family members may also receive their vaccine during the same visit for convenience of the family.

The vaccines will be available at CentraCare locations in Paynesville, Sauk Centre, Melrose, Long Prairie, Richmond, Eden Valley and Albany, and will soon be available in all CentraCare clinic locations.

If you have questions about which vaccine is offered at your clinic, please contact CentraCare Connect at 320-200-3200.