Minnesota Leads Midwest and is 6th in the Nation in Vaccinations for Children 5-11 Years Old

On Tuesday, Governor Tim Walz announced that Minnesota has vaccinated more than 25% of children 5 to 11 years old in just the first month of eligibility for this age group.  As of Tuesday’s report, more than 128,000 Minnesotans age 5 to 11 have rolled up their sleeves and received at least one vaccine dose.

Minnesota is currently ranked first in the Midwest and sixth in the nation for the percentage of children 5 to 11 years old who have at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.

Parents can lean more about COVID-19 vaccines for children and teens and find where to get their children vaccinated at mn.gov/vaxforkids.