COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccines


Polk County Public Health is encouraging everyone age 6 months and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines are effective, especially at preventing serious illness and death. 

Bivalent booster vaccine eligibility: People ages 5 years and older are recommended to receive one updated bivalent booster at least 2 months after receiving their primary series or previous booster, regardless of prior brand received.

Evidence is showing that boosters, given at the appropriate time, can help extend protection. The updated bivalent COVID-19 boosters provide protection against newer Omicron variants. For the most up to date COVID-19 vaccine booster information, visit:

CDC Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccine including Boosters
CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule


CDC Booster Recommendations Graphic

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Polk County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics


Polk County Public Health offers the Moderna primary series and updated bivalent booster for individuals age 12 and older. It is recommended to receive a bivalent booster at least 2 months after receiving the primary series or previous booster, regardless of prior brand received. 

Other vaccine providers in Polk County are offering COVID-19 vaccines to those 6 months and older (see below).

12/13/22

Crookston
Polk County Public Health Office

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Register Here
12/13/22

East Grand Forks
Human Service Center

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Register Here
12/29/22

Crookston
Polk County Public Health Office

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Register Here
12/29/22

East Grand Forks
Human Service Center

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Register Here

* If these dates/times don't work for you, please call 218-521-7771 to schedule an appointment. 

**Parental Consent required for ages 12-17


Vaccine Providers In Polk County



Polk County has many vaccine providers who offer COVID and Flu vaccines. Contact your local clinic or pharmacy to schedule an appointment.  


Vaccine Locations FYLER


COVID-19 Testing Options


Local COVID-19 Testing Options photo


Testing continues to be important for preventing the spread of the virus. It is especially important to get tested if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or had close contact with someone who has COVID-19.

Self-tests can be purchases at your local pharmacy or other retail stores. If you have health insurance, you may be able to get free tests or be reimbursed for costs of purchasing the tests. Visit CMS to learn more or contact your health insurance or local pharmacy for more information.

Every home in Minnesota is also eligible to order up to 12 rapid at-home COVID-19 tests for free, while supplies last. Order Here

Find Local COVID-19 Testing Locations Here  

Polk County Public Health has a limited supply of free:

  •   Rapid Antigen (Nasal) COVID-19 Test
  •   Mail-in Laboratory Confirmed PCR (Saliva) COVID-19 Tests 

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For More Information:

Visit the Polk County Coronavirus Response Hub, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention websites.

Polk County Public Health is here to answer your COVID-19 Questions