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September 17, 2021

Citywide Drop Off Event at the Fairgrounds

City-wide Drop-Off Event

Dispose of items for a small fee at the Citywide Drop-Off Event this Saturday, September 18 at Minnesota State Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Use the entrance on Larpenteur Avenue (eastbound). Visit the website to see a list of accepted items.

Want to support the event and get free drop-off? The District 10 Community Council is still looking for volunteers to help us run the Drop-Off event, especially for the later shift. There are two volunteer shifts (7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.). Volunteers get a voucher for a free drop-off, as well as bagels or box lunches.

If you have any questions about volunteering, please email district10@district10comopark.org. Or click here to register to volunteer. More info available here

Solidarity Street Gallery, Payne Ave

Solidarity Street Gallery

Mark your calendars for next weekend's Solidarity Street Gallery on Payne Ave. Native voices will take the lead in curating and staging art exhibits, performance programs and a board range of community activities. The event will also include a trade-fair-like eco-exhibit, focused on preservation of traditional lands and practices; protection of sacred sites; and a ‘Just Transition’ to responsible environmental stewardship and ecologically sustainable economies.

Visit the event page at www.solidaritystreetgallery.org.

Take the 2022 Budget Survey

2022 Budget Survey

The budget survey is now available through November 30thThis email includes a facebook image council offices could use to advertise the survey.  It is also listed on the website, at the top of the page and under community engagement opportunities.  Click here to take the survey directly.  

Docket Immunization Record App

Docket app

The Minnesota Department of Health announced a new mobile app that gives Minnesotans access to their immunization record faster. Minnesotans can now easily access their immunization record through their smartphones or other mobile devices by using an app called Docket. Docket enables residents with a Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC) record to securely view and share their immunization records, even if they were given by different health care providers in Minnesota.

How to Get Tested for COVID-19

covid swab

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced two new semi-permanent COVID-19 community testing sites in Saint Paul and Bloomington.

The Saint Paul testing site is located in Roy Wilkins Auditorium, 175 West Kellogg Blvd. Testing at the Saint Paul site will occur Monday – Thursday, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Bloomington testing site is located at 9930 Logan Ave. S (former DMV). Testing at the Bloomington site will occur Monday – Friday, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Testing is free at all of the state's community testing sites. Appointments can be made through the Vault Health registration site. Walk-ins are also accepted.

You can also order a test through the state’s no-cost at-home COVID-19 testing program.

Find a testing option near you through the state’s Find Testing Locations map. Walk-in or schedule an appointment for a test at one of the state’s no-cost community testing sites across Minnesota.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Vaccines for MN

Get Vaccinated at the Arlington Hills Community Center

1200 Payne Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55130

  • Limited walk-ins available. If you walk in, you will need to register at the clinic.
  • Providing first and second doses only.

Register ahead of time:
Sept. 23 3 - 6 p.m. (Pfizer - first or second dose)

Get vaccinated at the YMCA

The YMCA vaccine clinics will not require any form of personal identification or medical insurance. Language interpretation, American Sign Language (ASL) and ADA accommodations will be available onsite.

St. Paul Eastside (875 Arcade St., St. Paul, MN 55106)

  • September 20 — 4:00pm - 7:00pm

St. Paul Midway (1761 University Ave W. St. Paul, MN 55104)

  • September 22 — 4:00pm - 7:00pm 

Coon Rapids (8950 Springbrook Dr. Coon Rapids, MN 55433)

  • September 29 — 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Andover (15200 Hanson Blvd. NW Andover, MN 55304)

  • October 7 — 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Ridgedale (12301 Ridgedale Dr., Minnetonka, MN  55305) - Mobile Bus

  • October 4 — 4:00-7:00pm

Shoreview (3760 Lexington Ave, Shoreview, MN  55126)    

  • October 4 — 4:00-7:00pm

White Bear Area (2100 Orchard Lane, White Bear Lake, MN  55110)          

  • October 4 — 4:00-7:00pm

New Hope (7601 42nd Ave, New Hope, MN  55427) - Mobile Bus   

  • October 5 — 4:00-7:00pm

West St. Paul (1426 E. Mendota Rd, Inver Grove Heights, MN  55077)       

  • October 5 — 4:00-7:00pm

Forest Lake (19845 Forest Rd N., Forest Lake, MN  55025)

  • October 6 — 4:00-7:00pm

Eagan (550 Opperman Dr., Eagan, MN  55123)        

  • October 7 — 4:00-7:00pm

Rochester (709 1st Ave. SW Rochester, MN  55902)

  • September 20 — 5:00-7:30pm
  • October 11 — 5:00-7:30pm

Teen Tech Center (21 4th St. E., St. Paul MN, 55101) - Mobile Bus

  • September 21 — 4:00-7:00pm
  • October 12 — 4:00-7:00pm

North Community (1711 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55411) - Mobile Bus

  • September 27 — 4:00-7:00pm
  • October 18 — 4:00-7:00pm

Get vaccinated at the Minneapolis-St Paul Airport
Community vaccination sites at MSP Terminal 2 (open to general public) and MSP Terminal 1 (terminal access required) are administering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine through Sept. 21. Get your shot at Terminal 2 and enter for a chance to win a $200 travel voucher through Sun Country Airlines

Contact Us

Email: ward6@stpaul.gov

Phone: 651-266-8660

Facebook: NelsieYangWard6

Twitter: @NelsieYangCM

Meet & Greet phone call appointments are available on Thursdays.  Register online at stpaul.gov/ward6.