MN Health Leaders Say Vaccinations Remain Available Despite End of COVID-19 Emergency

(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota health officials say vaccinations will still be available and certain treatments, including Paxlovid, will not be affected when the COVID-19 national emergency ends today. The CDC says deaths from COVID-19 have fallen by 95 percent and hospitalizations are down 91 percent since 2021. More than 700-thousand Minnesotans are estimated to have been vaccinated against the virus. Access to telehealth — which has been critical to people in rural areas and others who struggle with access to care — will remain in place through the end of next year.

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