Visit this page for up-to-date information about COVID-19 vaccine prioritization and distribution plans.

Graphic of the Minnesota Vaccination timeline

COVID-19 vaccines will be administered by Ridgeview at large-scale, appointment-only vaccine clinics. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has extended vaccine eligibility to people ages 16 and older. If you want to be added to our vaccine waiting list, please sign up here:

Ridgeview COVID-19 Vaccine Wait List

  • Ridgeview will offer whichever vaccine it has been allotted and is available.
  • When supply allows, those eligible under state and federal guidelines will be contacted from the list when and if a vaccine is available for them.

After you complete the Vaccine Wait List form

Following your completion of Ridgeview’s vaccine wait list form and when vaccine is available, you will receive an email invitation from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) vaccine scheduling tool Prepmod - – to schedule an appointment at an upcoming, appointment-only Ridgeview vaccination event in Waconia.

Please check your spam or junk mail folder if you don’t see the email invitation in your regular email inbox. Please complete the steps outlined in the invitation email to schedule your vaccination appointment and follow the steps listed below to prepare for your vaccination. 

Please see the “How do I prepare for my Ridgeview vaccination appointment?” information below prior to arriving to the appointment.

Tips for completing an online COVID-19 vaccination registration at a large-scale Ridgeview event

How do I prepare for my Ridgeview vaccination appointment?

Ridgeview staff administering vaccine will not be providing screening nor providing any clinical guidance about the vaccine. If you have questions about the vaccine, please contact Ridgeview's COVID-19 triage center at 952-442-7814.

People scheduled for vaccination appointments need to bring a driver’s license or other form of identification and wear a mask upon arrival to the vaccination clinic.

  • Due to limited parking and waiting areas, please arrive at your scheduled time.
  • After receiving the vaccine, each person will receive a COVID vaccination card (documentation of vaccination type and dose).
  • All vaccinated persons must be monitored for 15 minutes for potential adverse reaction before departing.
  • Ridgeview will have EMS (Emergency Medical Service) staff on site at its vaccination clinic.

For additional information about COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility, visit the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) website.

Please do not contact your provider or provider's office with questions regarding vaccine availability or eligibility as we are awaiting information from the state. We will contact eligible patients as vaccines become available.

If not Ridgeview, where can I get vaccinated?

Minnesotans can now sign up to get connected to a COVID-19 vaccine. Minnesota Department of Health has launched the COVID-19 Vaccine Connector to find out when, where, and how to get your vaccine. It’s safe, secure, and free. Sign up at:

Vaccine Connector

Minnesotans who are unable to sign up online can call 833-431-2053 to sign up over the phone. Information is available in many languages – call the translation hotline at 833-431-2053 for assistance.

Answers to Common Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccines

For answers to common questions about COVID-19 vaccines, how they’re made, tested and approved and who will get the vaccine first, MDH has provided the short, informational video below.

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