COVID-19 InformatON

  1. Watonwan County COVID Vaccine Update
  2. Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
  3. Vaccine Appointment Resources
  4. Pharmacies who are administering the COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics with Public Health:

Watonwan County Public Health has standing Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine clinics available. These clinics are only for those 18 years and older at this time. Please click this link to schedule your appointment for the Moderna vaccine or call 507-375-3294.

Link to schedule appointment:

Local Pfizer Clinic:

July 29th from 1:00 P.M.- 7:00 P.M. at Armstrong School located at 500 3rd Ave. S, St. James MN 56081.

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Looking for a COVID-19 vaccine for your adolescent that is 12 years or older?

Try one of these locations! 

Thrifty White: 




Peterson Drug-Mountain Lake: Call 507-427-2707 for availability or check

Madelia Health: Call 507-342-5214 and leave a message with the following: 

  • First Name, Middle Name, Last Name
  • Phone Number
  • Date of Birth

Mayo Clinic: Call 507-594-2100 to schedule an appointment to receive your vaccine in Fairmont, Mankato or New Prague.

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! 

COVID Vaccine Update

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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. You are also able to sign up for an appointment directly!

If you have questions about the form or need language assistance, please call  1-833-431-2053. 

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

Watonwan County Public Health offers FREE COVID-19 testing for those 2 and older who are NOT experiencing symptoms. Please call 507-375-3294 to schedule.

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 7/8/2021 

Ongoing COVID-19 case rates can be found on the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) website directly.

The CDC also provides updates in regards to COVID-19 cases and transmission.

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

  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)