FEBRUARY 25, 2021 – NH+C now has limited vaccine available for first doses. We are contacting people 72 and older (oldest first) to schedule appointments. The number of appointments depends on the amount of vaccine available. You must hear from us before scheduling an appointment. Please do not call.
If you have an appointment for a second dose, please keep your appointment.
FEBRUARY 19, 2021 -- Northfield Hospital + Clinics does not have COVID vaccine available for first doses after Tuesday, February 23. NH+C is not scheduling new appointments at this time. NH+C will reach out again when vaccine is available for first doses.
If you have an appointment scheduled for second dose, you will get your vaccine. Please keep your second dose appointment.
All appointments are filled for Friday, Feb. 19; Saturday, Feb. 20; and Tuesday, Feb. 23.
FEBRUARY 18, 2021 -- COVID vaccination continues at Northfield Hospital + Clinics. All appointments are booked for Friday, February 19.
NH+C will be vaccinating 300 people on Friday, Feb. 19. We are scheduling appointments for Saturday, Feb. 20 and Tuesday, Feb. 23 at this time.
NH+C is contacting people 73 and older, in order of age (oldest first). Supply continues to be limited. The number of appointments depends on the amount of vaccine available. You must hear from us before scheduling an appointment. Please do not call.
FEBRUARY 12, 2021 – COVID vaccination continues at Northfield Hospital + Clinics. All appointments are booked for Saturday, Feb. 13.
NH+C will be vaccinating over 450 people on Saturday, Feb. 13: Those 75 and older, plus a list of licensed daycare providers received from Rice County Public Health.
FEBRUARY 2, 2021 -- NH+C is beginning to schedule COVID vaccination appointments and will continue in the coming weeks as vaccine supply becomes available.
On February 6, NH+C will begin vaccination appointments for individuals age 80 and older. The number of appointments depends on the amount of vaccine we have available.
JANUARY 29, 2021 – Northfield Hospital Auxiliary will award up to five $1,000 scholarships to applicants pursuing training in a health career from a technical school, college or university.
Applications for 2021-22 academic year will be available starting Feb. 1 online (bit.ly/nhc-auxiliary-scholarship) and at the Northfield High School guidance office, Arcadia Charter School, and Northfield Community College Collaborative.
JANUARY 27, 2021 – Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has expanded the rollout of COVID vaccine to include adults 65 and older.
NH+C does not have vaccine for those 65+ right now. When we have vaccine available, we will contact patients about the process to be vaccinated. Please do not call or plan an appointment now.
JANUARY 15, 2021 – As COVID vaccines roll out, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is providing more flexibility for hospitals and healthcare systems to use all available doses as quickly as possible, offering available doses to individuals most at need for protection, including those over 65. MDH’s position follows significant changes earlier this week in federal guidance on vaccine distribution.
Vaccination begins for healthcare workers; no timeline set for general public
DECEMBER 22, 2020 – Northfield Hospital + Clinics has expanded COVID testing to anyone who wants a test. That includes individuals who have no symptoms and no known exposure to a confirmed case of COVID.
As community spread increases and the virus spreads through people who have no symptoms, wider testing helps identify asymptomatic carriers.
DECEMBER 17, 2020 – The federal and state governments will drive the COVID vaccine delivery process and timeline. Northfield Hospital + Clinics is on track to receive enough of the Pfizer COVID vaccine for NH+C staff and providers only, as priority 1A workers. NH+C expects to begin vaccinating staff the week of December 21 and continue through December and January.