11:06 AM | 1/20/21: **Update from Welia Health and local public health officials:
All appointment slots are now full for the two scheduled clinic dates: Thursday, January 21 and Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
As we receive more vaccine supplies, we will open additional clinics. The best way to stay informed for future clinics is to be a part of our email list and follow us and Public Health on social media.
Are you 65 or older?
The COVID-19 vaccine may be available for you!
Welia Health offers vaccines to people 65 and older
Following new guidelines and a request from the Minnesota Department of Health to begin vaccinations of Minnesotans 65 and older, Welia Health and local public health officials are offering a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, January 21 and Tuesday, January 26.
Vaccines are available by appointment only. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Please do not visit your healthcare provider or the vaccination site unless you have a scheduled appointment.
Who’s eligible now?
- Minnesotans ages 65 and over
If you’re 65 or older, follow five easy steps to get your COVID-19 vaccine.
1. Schedule an appointment
- Using this link
- No walk-ins. No waiting lists.
2. Check-in at Welia Center (formerly the Community Wellness Center)
- On the day of your appointment, arrive and check-in at the Welia Center (Wellness Center, 200 N 9th St, Mora) no earlier that 15 minutes prior to your appointment. This will help ensure social distancing and remember, masks are required.
- Bring a current ID
- The vaccine is free for everyone
3. Get your shot!
- You’ll review the safety information and a Pfizer BioNTech Fact sheet with a nurse and sign the vaccination agreement before getting your shot.
- Thank you for helping to stop the spread of COVID-19!
4. Relax for 15 minutes
- Following your vaccination, you will need to sit for 15 minutes to ensure you do not experience an allergic reaction
- If you have a history of allergic reactions, you will need to sit for 30 minutes for observation.
- During the observation period, a representative will schedule your second dose, 21 days from the date of your first dose.
5. Review COVID-19 information flyers
- Before you leave, you will receive informational flyers: FAQ from Pfizer, and What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine outlining common side effects and steps to keep yourself and others safe.
If you think you might be having an allergic reaction, go to a hospital or call 9-1-1 If you have side effects that do not go away after a few days, call your primary care provider at 320.679.1313.
As the supply of COVID-19 vaccines increase in the weeks and months ahead, here’s how you can stay up to date.
- Sign up for email updates from Welia Health
- Visit our COVID-19 update page at weliahealth.org/coronavirus
- Follow social media accounts
- Listen to the local radio stations
- Watch your local papers
- Check the Minnesota Department of Health website