ESSENTIA HEALTH

Entities Welcome Walk-Ins for the COVID-19 Vaccine at Vaccination Center

FARGO, N.D. —  If you are still looking to get the COVID-19 vaccine, walk-ins are being accepted at the vaccination center in the former Gordman’s building in Fargo. Fargo Cass Public Health says walk-ins are welcome during clinic hours and they announced they are moving its vaccine operation to its main location next Monday. Essentia Health will accept walk-ins starting…

Essentia Health & Sanford Health share how J&J vaccine pause impacts ND & MN

"The incidents out of 6.8 million doses only have six reported cases. Again, it's exceedingly rare and how to even know if the two are related."

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) – As the FDA and CDC pause the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, local health care facilities are following their guidance. “The incidents out of 6.8 million doses only have six reported cases. Again, it’s exceedingly rare and how to even know if the two are related,” Essentia Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Vetter said….

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Set For Fargo, Moorhead & Grand Forks

Essentia Health to continue to offer walk-ins this week in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Free community clinics to get the COVID-19 vaccine are being offered in Fargo, Moorhead and Grand Forks this week. In Fargo at the former Gordmans, those 16 and older can get the Pfizer Vaccine on Tuesday from 9-7. Those 18 and older can get a Johnson & Johnson, single-dose shot, on Thursday from 2-7. Sign up at…

Essentia Health expands vaccine eligibility

People 16 years of age or older will be eligible

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) – More North Dakotans and Minnesotans are eligible to sign up and receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. Essentia Health is allowing all people living in North Dakota who are 16 years of age or older to receive their vaccines. However, anyone living in Minnesota who is over the age of 16 is able to schedule a…

Essentia Health And Altru Are Opening Up COVID-19 Vaccines To More People

FARGO & GRAND FORKS, N.D.(KVRR) — Essentia Health is making it easier for everyone to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. They are asking both patients and non-patients to visit MyChart online if you meet your state’s current eligibility criteria for the shots. MyChart was previously only available to patients of Essentia Health. If you do not have online access, you…

Essentia Health begins vaccinating priority group 1B

Courtesy: Essentia HealthFARGO, N.D. – Essentia Health began giving the Covid-19 vaccine to priority group 1B which includes North Dakotans 75-years-old or older on Tuesday. 88-year-old Jean Cossette of Fargo was one of the first to receive a dose. “I’m a little nervous, but I’m excited to get COVID all over with. I want to get back to more normal…

Sanford, Essentia join forces on COVID-19 vaccine center

FARGO (KVRR) – Sanford Medical Center will be joined by Essentia Health and Cass County Public Health in launching a centralized COVID-19 vaccination center. Sanford Vice-President, Dr. Doug Griffin, says beginning Wednesday, the vaccination center will be open in the former Gordman’s Department Store building. “We really think this will, particularly as we anticipate and ramp up getting more vaccine,…