Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

Allina Health is seeing a high demand for COVID-19 vaccine boosters. If you are eligible for a booster and there are no appointments available at an Allina Health location convenient for you, you may instead make an appointment at a local retail pharmacy, state vaccination site or other location offering vaccines:

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Masks required

Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of all of our patients, visitors and health care workers; we do still require masks be worn at all our locations, regardless of vaccination status.

To learn more about about infection control within health care settings, visit the CDC's Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel page.

You can also learn more about the CDC recommendations for fully-vaccinated individuals and health care environment exceptions.

The latest COVID-19 news

To get more news from Allina Health providers about COVID-19 and other health care topics, go to our Allina Health in the News blog.

We're here for you, today and every day

No matter what’s going on around us, you're the reason we're here. We want you to know that taking care of your health is as important now as it ever was. We are here to support and guide you along the way. 

Our Safe Care Commitment

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With our enhanced precautions and virtual care options, take comfort in knowing that we’re ready to safely care for you whenever you need us. Learn more about what we're doing to keep you safe.

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Do You Have COVID-19, Influenza, or a Cold?

Respiratory illnesses like COVID-19, influenza (flu) and the common cold, are spread by:

  • droplets released into the air by coughing or sneezing
  • having unclean hands and touching your face, mouth, eyes or nose

Go to the COVID-19 vs Flu vs Cold chart to see the difference or go to the Do You Have COVID-19, Influenza or a Cold hand-out. Need more guidance or want to find out if COVID-19 testing is recommended for you? Complete a virtual or in-person visit with a care provider.

To view all your options—virtual care, in-person care, online screenings and more—go to get care now.

Managing your stress and anxiety

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing stress and anxiety for many. However, there are things you can do to help care for yourself during this time.

When to get help

Talk with your health care provider if stress or anxiety interfere with your everyday life or if you are having physical problems.

The importance of wearing a mask

Watch this video on mask-wearing best practices. You will learn how to keep yourself healthy while doing your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Other COVID-19 videos and handouts

Explore all COVID-19 videos.