Minneapolis VA Medical Center offering veterans walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Feb. 15

MSR file photo Minneapolis VA Medical Center

The Minneapolis VA Medical Center has 400 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines that need to be administered.

Marking a change from its normal vaccination process, which is based on age, the Minneapolis VA Medical Center is offering veterans a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Monday, February 15 from 9 am to 4 pm. No appointment needed.

Veterans who are frontline essential workers of any age are invited, as well as all veterans 65 and older. Veterans must commit to returning in four weeks for a second dose. The V.A. is now offering this to both enrolled and non-enrolled veterans (you must bring your DD214 form to the clinic).

Veterans who are frontline essential workers that are eligible include:

  • First responders (e.g., firefighters and police)
  • Corrections officers
  • Food and agriculture workers
  • U.S. Postal Service workers
  • Manufacturing workers
  • Grocery store workers
  • Public transit workers
  • Those who work in the education sector (teachers and support staff members)
  • Childcare workers
  • Healthcare workers

The Minneapolis VA Medical Center is located at 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417. The clinic location: 1L 142. Enter through the Outpatient Entrance.

After you recipients receive a COVID-19 vaccine, they should still wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose and follow CDC guidelines, including social distancing and hand washing.

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