SCBHS will have the Pfizer vaccine available for ages 12+ beginning May 17.

Parents with questions may reach out to their child’s healthcare provider or family doctor to learn more about the vaccine. If your adolescent is behind on routinely recommended vaccines due to the pandemic or for other reasons, now would be a good time to work with your child’s nurse or doctor to make sure they get caught up. Call our Clinic at 320-843-2030.

CDC recommends Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12-15 | AHA News.

AAP recommends COVID-19 vaccines for eligible teens | American Academy of Pediatrics (

How to get your vaccine:

  • Sign up for the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector. The Vaccine Connector will inform you about vaccine opportunities in your area.
  • Use the Vaccine Locator Map to find vaccine providers near you.
  • Contact your primary health care provider or a local pharmacy.
  • Vaccine Connector users may also be randomly selected to make an appointment at one of the state’s COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program sitesIf you are selected, you will be notified by text, email, or phone call by one of the state vaccination partners running those sites: Vault Health, Primary Bio or SpeciaLysts (Solv). 
  • Your employer may also reach out with information about vaccination opportunities.

If you are waiting for your vaccine or are unable to receive a vaccine at this time, it’s important to continue taking easy steps to slow the spread of COVID-19:

Get vaccinated at the first opportunity you have. After you have been vaccinated, continue following these safe practices to protect your neighbors as they receive their opportunity to get the vaccine. COVID-19 Vaccine / COVID-19 Updates and Information – State of Minnesota (

To make an appointment to get your vaccine please contact one of the following resources:

Countryside Public Health   COVID 19 Information & Updates from Countryside Public Health

SCBHS Clinic 320-843-2030