Minnesota unveils dashboard to track COVID vaccine distribution by county, age, gender

It provides a very clear view of where and who is getting vaccinated.
Author:
Publish date:
Screen Shot 2021-01-12 at 9.48.38 AM

A new website from the Minnesota Department of Health provides for the first time a view of where vaccines for COVID-19 are being distributed and administered around the state. 

The "COVID-19 Vaccine Data" dashboard went live Tuesday morning, and it shows how many people from all 87 Minnesota counties have received at least one dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. 

Data reported as of Jan. 9 shows that the CDC has so far allocated 541,100 doses to Minnesota. Of those, 329,450 doses have been shipped Minnesota healthcare providers and 100,500 doses have been shipped to pharmacy chains that are in charge of administering doses at long-term care facilities

Through Jan. 9, here's how many doses have been administered: 

  • Minnesotans who have received at least 1 dose of a vaccine: 144,503
  • Minnesotans who have completed 2 doses of vaccine: 7,392

Both vaccines require 2 doses, with 21 days between doses for the Pfizer vaccine and 28 days between doses for Moderna's vaccine. 

The three pharmacy chains in charge of administering vaccine at long-term care facilities in Minnesota are CVS, Walgreens and Thrifty White. 

Not all data will be completely up-to-date because all healthcare providers administering vaccine through the State of Minnesota have 24 hours to report updates, while pharmacies have 72 hours to report. 

Sign up for our BREAKING NEWS newsletters

It's also important to note that the 541,100 doses so far allocated to Minnesota may be an undercount because the CDC doesn't reveal how many doses have been distributed directly to federal agencies like Veteran’s Affairs, Indian Health Services, Bureau of Prisons, and the Department of Defense. 

The dashboard is interactive, so it allows you to scroll over every county to see how many doses have been given compared to the county's population. It also breaks down how many doses have been administered by age and gender. 

Screen Shot 2021-01-12 at 9.45.24 AM

Next Up

Alibi Drinkery in Lakeville.

Minnesota Department of Health files lawsuit against Alibi Drinkery

The Lakeville bar has been in the news for defying orders.

Iron Tap snowmobile delivery

This MN restaurant will deliver to your ice house... on a snowmobile

Just in case you work up an appetite fishing on Lake Waconia.

Klobuchar and Trump

Klobuchar reacts to report Trump plotted against his attorney general

The NYT story alleges further tactics to overturn the election.

snow, plow

Snowy Saturday: Here's how much snow is forecast in Minnesota

Snow will reach the metro area by the early afternoon.

Cam Talbot

Wild improve to 4-1 with victory over Dubnyk, Sharks

The 4-1 win gives the Wild four victories in five games to start the season.

Screen Shot 2021-01-22 at 9.08.16 PM

Daughter of MN Supreme Court Justice, Allina Health CEO found dead in Iowa

The 21-year-old was found dead in the parking lot of a sorority, according to police.

Screen Shot 2020-09-04 at 8.42.40 PM

Federal charges: MN marijuana lobbyist threatened U.S. representative

"I want you to be as scared as possible," the voicemail allegedly says.

coronavirus, masks, covid-19

Wisconsin Republicans aim to end governor's mask mandate

They've introduced a resolution to remove the governor's emergency powers.

Ted Schweich

Community group hopes to install billboard to get neighbor a kidney

A group called "Team Ted" aims to raise $5,000 to find their friend a kidney donor.

Andrew Palmer

Charges: Coach raped teenage girl on Minnesota basketball team

The 33-year-old head coach has been charged in connection to the alleged crimes.

Related

flu shot, vaccine

Pfizer seeks permission for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine

The drug maker says its vaccine is 95% effective and ready to be deployed.

vaccine

It could take months to vaccinate MN teachers, people 65 and older

"This is going to be harder than going to Ticketmaster and trying to get Bruce Springsteen tickets," Walz said.

covid, vaccine

Minnesota's vaccine progress being hit by federal delays, leaders say

The Biden-Harris COVID prevention plan will be released Thursday.

covid-19, vaccine

Here's how Minnesota is prioritizing who gets the COVID-19 vaccine

The first four weeks will see enough to vaccinate 183,000 Minnesotans.

vaccine, shot

Mayo Clinic: Vaccine distribution likely limited until 'well into the new year'

"People need to continue to mask," a Mayo Clinic spokesperson said.

vaccine, covid

COVID-19: Walz says Minnesota was shorted about 40% of vaccine doses

The governor says it's on the federal government to come through.

flu shot, vaccine

Walz to share state's COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan Tuesday

Healthcare workers and the elderly will likely be first in line.

vaccine, shot

Walz reveals rollout plans for COVID-19 vaccine in Minnesota

Those most susceptible to the virus will be first in line, along with those who care for them.