The Indigenous Peoples Task Force is part of the Hennepin County Trusted Messenger program to connect community members to COVID-19 resources. We are working to eliminate stigma, reduce fear, and enhance health equity as Minnesota works to eliminate the surge in COVID infections and related deaths.
Where can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?
The state of Minnesota is offering a $200 Visa gift card incentive for 5-11 year olds who complete both doses of the vaccine before February 28th, 2022. Schedule your first vaccine soon! Parents and Guardians can register their child for the incentive on the MDH webpage here: https://mn.gov/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-rewards/kids-deserve-a-shot/
State of Minnesota Vaccine Information Page
How Can I Stay Healthy?
We are distributing medicine baskets to Indigenous elders in our community. The baskets contain plant medicines such as cedar and immune boosting remedies such as fire cider. If you or an elder you know would like one, text Nicole at 855-INDIGIS (855-.
Where Can I Get a Free COVID-19 test?
We are here to help you find a way to get tested that works for you.
Complete list of locations for testing hosted by the State of Minnesota
Community testing in Minneapolis
Native American Community Clinic, 1213 East Franklin Avenue
2 p.m. on Tuesdays
Appointments are required
To make an appointment call 612-872-8086
Text Nicole at 855-INDIGIS to get more support finding testing or text BESAFE to the same number to subscribe to alters of special testing events.
Help us spread a positive message
With your help we can reduce stigma and increase participation in COVID-19 testing and prevention.
Contact us about getting copies of these posters for your community.
All Indigenous Peoples Task Force Programs Are Adapting to COVID-19
To find out more about our changes to services hours and formats click here.