COVID-19 VACCINES

MATBUS Offers Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccinations

"Passengers who board the MAT bus can tell the driver that they are going to a vaccination site and they will give them a free ride round trip to a vaccination site for both of their shots."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A reliable method of transportation is helping get more people to their COVID-19 vaccination appointments. We stopped charging fares March 23rd of last year to March 31st of this year and that was to protect our drivers. We started loading passengers through the back door and not going through the fair box and that was to…

Vaccine hesitancy raises concerns for Sanford Health official

"Were concerned that the supply might outstrip the demand sooner than we'd had hoped, It's way too early for that to be."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Sanford Health medical expert says there is still some hesitancy throughout the community when it comes to getting a COVID-19 vaccine. As more people receive their vaccinations, the number still remains far below the ideal, says Sanford Health’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Doug Griffin. With more eligibility for the vaccinations, the demand has had the…

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz delivers 3rd “State of the State” Address

Gov. Walz discusses COVID-19, police accountability and helping Minnesotans most affected throughout the pandemic.

MANKATO, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz delivers his third State of the State Address. Governor Tim Walz begins his State of the State Address by announcing a major COVID-19 vaccination milestone. “More than 1.5 million Minnesotans have received the vaccine. Over 80 percent of seniors have been vaccinated, outperforming the rest of the nation,”(D) Minnesota Governor Tim Walz…

Mahnomen County Is A Leader In COVID-19 Vaccinations

MAHNOMEN CO., Minn. — Mahnomen County is vaccinating at rates that far surpass most other counties in Minnesota. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that as of this past week, 85 percent of people 65 and older in the county have been vaccinated. Public health leaders at White Earth Nation and Mahnomen County credit that high vaccination rate to close collaboration…