Registration opens for COVID-19 vaccine clinics for 5-11 year olds

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Public Health & Human Services Dept. • 320 West Second Street, Suite 605 • Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 726-2096 •

Linnea Mirsch




November 13, 2021

CONTACT: Dana Kazel, Communications Manager

218-725-5049 (office) • 218-591-2219 (cell)


Registration opens for COVID-19 vaccine appointments for 5-11 year olds through St. Louis County Public Health

St. Louis County Public Health will begin offering the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11 at clinics in Eveleth and Duluth on Saturday, November 13. Online registration for appointments is now available at Preregistration is strongly encouraged to ensure an appointment slot. Walk-ins will be accommodated only if there is sufficient space and supply.


The clinics will be held at the Eveleth Auditorium, 421 Jackson Street in Eveleth, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and at the First United Methodist Church, 230 East Skyline Drive in Duluth, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


A parent or guardian must accompany all children coming to be vaccinated, and must sign a consent for vaccination form.


Older family members in need of a first or second dose, or booster of any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines, are also welcome at these clinics. 


St. Louis County plans to offer additional vaccine clinics for 5-11 year olds throughout November and December during weekend and after school hours. Details on those clinics will be posted on the county website as they are finalized. Parents and guardians are encouraged to work through their medical provider or pharmacy, or visit the state's website: to find other vaccine appointments available in their area. 


The Pfizer vaccine approved for children ages 5-11 is a third of the dose amount given to people 12 and older. Clinical studies show it is 90.7% effective against symptomatic COVID-19 disease.