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Update: Sign-up open now for Renville County Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinic Thursday, March 4, for 65-plus

Appointments are being taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. As of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, approximately 70 doses of the vaccine remain available. Call 320-523-8013 by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday or you can schedule your appointment online through Thursday morning.

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Vials of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines sit on a table at United Family Medicine in St. Paul on Jan. 20. State officials say Minnesota’s medical institutions have taken a liberal view of who should be in the early rounds of vaccination. And it’s come at the cost of making sure shots get to the people who need them most. (Christine T. Nguyen / MPR News file)

Updated: 3 p.m.

OLIVIA — Renville County is offering COVID-19 vaccine s to residents 65 and older Thursday, according to a news release from the county.

Sign-up began at 9 a.m. Wednesday for residents 65 years and older. They can schedule an appointment to receive their COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, March 4. This clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the Government Services Center in Olivia. The type of COVID-19 vaccine provided will be the Moderna brand.

Renville County Public Health will close its call center at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. However, the online registration link will remain through Thursday morning.

Appointments are being taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. As of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, approximately 70 doses of the vaccine remain available. Schedule your appointment online at www.renvillecountymn.com . If you are unable to schedule online, call 320-523-8013 to make your appointment.

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Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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