Beginning Friday, January 7th
Kanabec County Community Health will be holding weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinics, each Friday at Kanabec County Public Health Building. Appointments will be available from 9:30am-12:00pm and 12:45pm-4:15pm.

To schedule your appointment online click here. To schedule by phone, please call 320-679-6477. (Please leave a message and the scheduler will return your call). 
~1st dose, 2nd dose, and booster doses available.

Booster Doses Available:
  Pfizer Booster Eligibility:
  ~Ages 12+ may receive a booster dose if it has been 5 months since you've received your 2nd dose of Pfizer. (updated 1/6/2022)
  Moderna Booster Eligibility:
  ~ Ages 18+ may receive a booster dose of Moderna if it has been 5 months since your 2nd dose of Moderna.
  Johnson & Johnson Eligibility:
  ~If you received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine and it's been 2 months, you are eligible to receive a booster dose. (There is limited availability of Johnson & Johnson)

Moderately or severely immunocompromised children age 5 through 11 years receive an additional primary dose of Pfizer 28 days after their second shot. (updated 1/5/2022)

  • The following vaccines are available at our vaccination clinics:
    • Pfizer vaccine (5+ eligible). 
    • Moderna vaccine (18+ eligible)
    • Johnson & Johnson (18+ eligible) *limited availability

Kanabec County Community Health is offering Flu Shots on Friday afternoons by appointment only. Flu shots are available to anyone 6 months of age or older. To schedule an appointment, please contact Kirsten at ph. (320) 679-6323. 

Kanabec County Community Health is available to administer COVID-19 vaccine and Influenza Vaccine to those who are unable to leave their home. Please contact us to schedule a vaccine appointment: 320-679-6323.

Daily vaccine availability

Welia Health is happy to offer vaccines at our Mora campus. Get your vaccine when it’s convenient for you.
  • Welia Health Mora Clinic or Mora Community Pharmacy
    301 Highway 65 S, Mora

    Vaccinations are available between 8am–5:30pm Mon–Fri and 8am–12pm Sat
    Appointments are required, please call 320.679.1313 to schedule an appointment.

    The following vaccines are available.
    • Pfizer vaccine (5+ eligible)
      A second dose will be scheduled 21 days from the date of your first dose
    • Moderna vaccine (18+ eligible)
      A second dose will be scheduled 28 days from the date of your first dose
    • Johnson & Johnson vaccine (18+ eligible)
      This is a single dose.
When you arrive, let Welia Health staff know that you would like to receive the COVID vaccine.

Who’s eligible for the vaccine?

As of November 2, 2021 - Minnesotans 5+ older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.*

*Currently only the Pfizer Vaccine is available for those ages 5 - 17. 

**On November 2, the CDC recommended children age 5-11 to get a COVID-19 vaccine, expanding pediatric vaccine eligibility to all children and adolescents age 5 and older. Kanabec County Community Health and Welia Health will be working closely with area schools to schedule schedule a community-wide vaccination clinic within the coming weeks. If you have questions, please contact your primary provider or pharmacist.

Kanabec County Community Health
905 East Forest Avenue, Suite 127
Mora, MN 55051
Ph. 320.679.6330   Fax 320.679.6333
Director: Kathy Burski email
Family Health Supervisor: Ashley Berg, PHN, RN email
Public Health Nurse Supervisor: Farrah Gajewski, RN email

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To promote a healthy and safe community for those who live, work, learn and play in Kanabec County.

Our Commitment
Local Public Health Act – Minn. Stat. § 145A

Areas of Public Health Responsibility

Assure an Adequate Local Public Health Infrastructure
This area of public health responsibility describes aspects of the public health infrastructure that are essential to a well-functioning public health system – including assessment, planning, and policy development. This includes those components of the infrastructure that are required by law for community health boards. It also includes activities that assure the diversity of public health services and prevents the deterioration of the public health system.

Promote Healthy Communities and Healthy Behaviors
This area of public health responsibility includes activities to promote positive health behaviors and the prevention of adverse health behaviors – in all populations across the lifespan in the areas of alcohol, arthritis, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular/stroke, diabetes, health aging, HIV/AIDS, Infant, child, and adolescent growth and development, injury, mental health, nutrition, oral/dental health, drug use, physical activity, pregnancy and birth, STDs/STIs, tobacco, unintended pregnancies, and violence. It also includes activities that enhance the overall health of communities.

Prevent the Spread of Infectious Disease
This area of responsibility focuses on infectious diseases that are spread person to person, as opposed to diseases that are initially transmitted through the environment (e.g., through food, water, vectors and/or animals). It also includes the public health department activities to detect acute and communicable diseases, assure the reporting of communicable diseases, prevent the transmission of disease (including immunizations), and implement control measures during communicable disease outbreaks.

Reporting Infectious Disease
If you are a healthcare provider and need to report an infectious disease, please call the 24/7 Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.  If you want more information on disease reporting guidelines, visit the infectious disease reporting section of the Minnesota Department website.

Protect Against Environmental Health Hazards
This area of responsibility includes aspects of the environment that pose risks to human health (broadly defined as any risk emerging from the environment), but does not include injuries. This area also summarizes activities that identify and mitigate environmental risks, including foodborne and waterborne diseases and public health nuisances.

Prepare for and Respond to Disasters, and Assist Communities in Recovery
This area of responsibility includes activities that prepare public health to respond to disasters and assist communities in responding to and recovering from disasters.

Assure the Quality and Accessibility of Health Services
This area of responsibility includes activities to assess health care capacity and assure access to health care. It also includes activities relate to the identification and reduction of barriers to health services. It describes public health activities to fill health care gaps, reduce barriers and link people to needed services.