COVID-19 InformatON

  1. Watonwan County COVID Vaccine Update
  2. Who is eligible to get the vaccine right now?
  3. Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
  4. Vaccine Appointment Resources
  5. Pharmacies who are administering the COVID-19 Vaccine

Updated 4/16/2021

Watonwan County Public Health COVID-19 vaccination appointments are only for people who are age 18 and older. We will continue to prioritize vaccine appointments for older Minnesotans, those with underlying health conditions, and those in frontlines jobs. Watonwan County Public Health has Moderna vaccine, which requires a second dose in 28 days. 

Currently public health has NO new first dose appointments available for the week of 4/19/2021. 

We encourage individuals to check this page weekly for any updates. 

If you or someone you know needs assistance scheduling their appointment please call Human Services at 507-375-3294 during open hours! 

If you completed our interest survey you will be contacted this week of 4/12 for an appointment or encouraged to check back each week for available appointments.

COVID Vaccine Update

4.16.2021 Vaccine Update English
4.16.2021 Vaccine Update Spanish



Vaccine Connector

The Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector is a tool that helps Minnesotans find out when, where, and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine. After you fill out a simple form, the Vaccine Connector will:

  • alert you when you are eligible to receive a vaccine;
  • connect you to resources to schedule a vaccine appointment; and
  • notify you if there are vaccine opportunities in your area.


Minnesota COVID Vaccine Dashboard

  •  CLICK HERE to see vaccine data in the state of Minnesota.
  • CLICK HERE to see Who's Getting Vaccinated? 
  1. COVID Testing In MN
  2. COVID Symptoms
  3. If You are Sick
  4. COVID Isolation Calculators

Order an at-home COVID-19 test at no cost
Vault: No-Cost COVID Testing For All Minnesotans CLICK HERE 

COVID-19 Community Testing Sites: CLICK HERE

Learn more about what to expect at a Community Testing Site.

Find Testing Locations: CLICK HERE

I got Tested- Now What?: CLICK HERE

Situation Update 04/16/2021 

Currently there are 1,254 confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 in Watonwan County. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) updates the state of Minnesota numbers daily and can be found on their website directly.

MDH has other resources for COVID information including the Minnesota COVID-19 Dashboard and Situation Update for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

COVID-19 Data

Total Number of Cases 1,254
Current Active Cases  20
Cases out of Isolation 1,225
Current Hospitalizations 21
Total Hospitalizations 67
Total Deaths 9
4.16.2021 Cases by Week
4.16.2021 Cases by ZipCode
4.16.2021 Cases by Age
4.16.2021 Daily Case Rate
4.16.2021 14 Day Case Rate
  1. Mental Health Resources

Need Help?

Sometimes mental health and wellness become difficult to maintain. If that happens, you may want to visit one of these resources:
  • If you or someone you care about is in immediate danger, call 911.
  • South Central Crisis Center 24-Hour Crisis Line: 877-399-3040
  • CADA- Domestic Abuse 24-Hour crisis line 800-477-0466 or text 507-223-4200
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connect by phone at: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) Toll-free in the U.S. 24 hours a day.
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “MN” to 741741
  • Minnesota Mobile Mental Health Crisis Line: Call **CRISIS (**274747).
  • Minnesota Crisis Connection: 866-379-6363
  • Sexual Violence Resource Center: 866-806-6171
  • MN WarmLine Peer Support Connection: Call or text 844-739-6369 (5:00 pm to 9:00 am)