Register for the COVID-19 Vaccine & Testing
Upcoming COVID-19 Booster Vaccination Clinics
Please watch the website for upcoming booster events.
Schedule a COVID-19 Test
Please click the Schedule Appointment button below to schedule a COVID-19 test.
The testing location is the Gorecki Community Center at the Recreation Park in Milaca, adjacent to the splash pad.
Testing Location Address
Gorecki Community Center at Recreation Park
435 2nd Street NW
Milaca, MN 56353
Please note that:
We are offering both the Vault Saliva Test and the Cue Rapid test. Please click the “schedule Appointment” button below to check for availability and register.
Free testing for adults and children at least 2 years or older, with or without symptoms. Any child under the age of 18 must have an parent or guardian present.
Masks must be worn inside the testing location.
Due to social distancing, entrance into the building will be limited to individuals being tested or one parent/guardian of a child being tested.
For the Vault Saliva Test
- Your test results may take up to 48 hours.
- Do not eat or drink 30 minutes prior to your appointment.
- Before the test, you must register a Vault account. Please see covid.vlt.co to preregister your vault account.
Cue Rapid Test
- Your test results will be provided within 30 minutes.
- Download the Cue Health App if you would like results sent to your phone, create an account and verify your email for the account.
Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic and COVID-19 information:
- Moderna info (18+ yrs. of age):
- Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Overview and Safety | CDC
- Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers (fda.gov)
- Pfizer info (12+ yrs. of age):
- Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Overview and Safety | CDC
- Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers (fda.gov)
- Johnson & Johnson (18+ yrs. of age):
- Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Overview and Safety | CDC
- Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers 04232021 (fda.gov)
- If you have a medical condition or disability that puts you at higher risk or reaction to the vaccine, please contact your doctor prior to the vaccination or plan to get your vaccination at your local clinic.
- Please make sure you are able to attend both (if Moderna: 4 weeks after the 1st dose or Pfizer: 3 weeks after the 1st dose) vaccination clinic dates. You will receive a link via email to schedule your second dose appointment 1-3 days after your original appointment.
- To keep you comfortable and speed the vaccination process, please wear a t-shirt if possible.
Please check back here for the most up-to-date information on vaccine opportunities.
Mille Lacs County Public Health vaccination efforts are being focused on the Milaca and Princeton areas (southern ½ of the county).
Mille Lacs Health System is focusing on the Onamia and Isle area (northern ½ of the county).
If you need additional assistance with scheduling your appointment or have any questions, please call Mille Lacs County @ 320-983-8448.
To schedule an appointment with Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia, please call 320-532-3154.
Missed your second dose and need to schedule? Contact Heidi Culbertson at firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnancy
People who are pregnant can get the COVID-19 vaccine.
- We know that pregnant people are at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 disease compared to non-pregnant people.
- Based on how the COVID-19 vaccines work in the body, medical researchers do not think that the vaccines are a risk for people who are pregnant. But, we do not have much data on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant people.
- If you are pregnant, you can choose to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
- You may want to talk with your health care provider to help you decide whether to get vaccinated, but it is not required.
The COVID-19 vaccine is safe for people who want to have a baby one day.
• If you are trying to become pregnant now or want to get pregnant in the future, you can get a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available to you.
• We do not have any data to say that COVID-19 vaccination causes any problems with pregnancy, including the development of the placenta.
• There is no evidence that fertility problems are a side effect of any COVID-19 vaccine.
Pfizer Covid-19 Boosters
Booster dose recommendations are in from the CDC. The following groups should get a booster dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after the second dose:
• people 65 years and older;
• residents in long-term care settings; and
• people ages 50 to 64, with certain underlying medical conditions (CDC: People with Certain Medical Conditions).
The following groups may get a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after the second dose, if the personal benefits for them outweigh the personal risks:
• people ages 18 to 49 who are at high risk for severe COVID-19 due to certain underlying medical conditions (see hyperlink above); and
• people ages 18 to 64 who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of where they live or work.
These recommendations are only for those who received the Pfizer vaccine in their primary series. No authorizations or recommendations on a booster dose for those who received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine are available at this time.
Please click the link below to schedule an appointment at the Lions Community Center in Onamia:
Moderna Covid-19 Boosters
The use of a single booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine that may be administered at least 6 months after completion of the primary series to individuals:
- 65 years of age and older
- 18 through 64 years of age at high risk of severe COVID-19
- 18 through 64 years of age with frequent institutional or occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2
The use of a single booster dose of the Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine may be administered at least 2 months after completion of the single-dose primary regimen to individuals 18 years of age and older.
The use of each of the available COVID-19 vaccines as a heterologous (or “mix and match”) booster dose in eligible individuals following completion of primary vaccination with a different available COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Additional Vaccine Resources:
- Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine (CDC)
- COVID-19 Vaccination (CDC)
- Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work (CDC)
- Ensuring Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines (CDC)
- Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination (CDC)
- How we will know the vaccine is safe (MDH)
- Rare Severe Allergic Reactions (CDC)
- About COVID-19 Vaccine (MDH)
- Answering Your Questions About the New COVID-19 Vaccines (CDC)
- Avoid COVID-19 Vaccine Scams
- Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines (CDC)
- CDC public health recommendations for vaccinated persons (CDC)
- Continuing the Journey of a COVID-19 Vaccine (CDC) Infographic about how a COVID-19 vaccine is recommended for public use and how safety continues to be monitored
- COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program
- COVID-19 Vaccination Considerations for People Who Are Pregnant (CDC)
- COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard (GOV) Information about data, dashboard definitions, and downloadable datasets can be found on this page under the dashboard.)
- COVID-19 Vaccine Phases and Planning (MDH)
- Finding Credible Vaccine Information (CDC)
- Getting Vaccinated for COVID-19 (MDH) Patient education resource.
- Help us get all Minnesotans signed up for the COVID-19 Vaccine Connector (PDF)
- Questions and Answers: COVID-19 Vaccines for School and Child Care Staff (GOV)
- Vaccine Distribution and Administration (GOV)
- Vaccine Hotlines (GOV)
- V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker
- What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine (CDC)