February 2021

MN Government Updates 02.25.21

State to Vaccinate 70% of Seniors by End of March Before Expanding Vaccine Eligibility

Governor Tim Walz announced today that Minnesota will remain focused on vaccinating most of the state’s seniors before expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Governor Walz issued guidance to vaccinate 70% of adults 65 years of age and older before expanding eligibility, and aims to reach this goal by the end of March. The directive is the latest commitment of the Walz-Flanagan Administration to vaccinating seniors and keeping them safe.


MN Government Updates 02.24.21

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a media briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state and discuss COVID-19 vaccination.


MN Government Updates 02.11.21

Minnesota Department of Health Briefing

This afternoon, officials with the Minnesota Department of Health conducted a press briefing with reporters to update the public on the spread of COVID-19 in the state.


MN Government Updates 02.10.21

State Releases January Revenue Review

Today, officials with Minnesota Management and Budget released last month’s revenue review. This report shows that net general fund revenues totaled $2.403 billion in January, $296 million (14.1 percent) more than forecast. Net receipts from the individual income, sales, and corporate taxes were above the forecast, while net other tax receipts matched the forecast.


MN Government Updates 02.08.21

Minnesota Expanding Vaccine Network with Pharmacy Vaccinations This Week

Minnesotans will have expanded access to COVID-19 vaccinations through pharmacies across the state this week, as the state participates in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program and Governor Tim Walz reallocates vaccine doses not scheduled for use this week to retail pharmacies. The state is developing a diverse, stable network of different ways Minnesotans can get vaccinated so everyone has access to a vaccine opportunity, no matter where they live and no matter their personal circumstances.


MN Government Updates 02.01.21

Walz Administration Increases Vaccine Doses Available for Seniors, Launches Statewide Vaccine Finder

More than 35,000 Minnesotans age 65+ will have access to COVID-19 vaccines at over 100 clinics, hospitals, state community vaccination sites, and other locations across the state this week, Governor Tim Walz announced today. With an increased vaccine supply and after a successful two-week pilot to test the concept of community vaccination clinics, Governor Walz is now moving forward with an all-of-the-above approach to vaccine distribution that bolsters the proven network of local health care providers that will administer vaccines to most Minnesotans in the coming months, while also cementing the path forward for community vaccination sites.


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