What locations are requiring COVID-19 vaccination? Here’s a list

As state health officials continue encouraging Minnesotans to get the COVID-19 vaccine, some places have begun announcing vaccine requirements.

Here’s a look at the locations that have implemented a vaccination requirement:


  • Carleton College
  • The College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University
    • The schools will require all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated for this upcoming school year.
  • Hamline University
    • The university in St. Paul is requiring students and staff to be vaccinated upon return for the fall semester.
  • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • Gustavus is requiring its students to be vaccinated for the upcoming academic year.
  • Macalester College
  • The Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Saint Mary’s University
    • COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all students, faculty and staff in the event the shot is fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Augsburg College


  • Fairview Health Services and Allina Health
    • Fairview is setting an Oct. 31 deadline for all employees and providers across all campuses to get the COVID-19 vaccine or an accommodation; the flu shot will also be required as a condition of employment.
    • Allina Health employees will be required to get a vaccine by Oct. 1.
  • HealthPartners
  • Mayo Clinic
    • All employees are expected to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 17, regardless of work location, Mayo Clinic said. Those who choose not to get the vaccine must complete education modules and wear masks and social distance while at work.
  • Hennepin Healthcare
    • All employees are expected to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 1, regardless if working at the facility or remotely. Hennepin Healthcare adds that some exemptions will be allowed for medical reasons or sincerely religious beliefs.


Stay with KSTP.com for updates on this list.

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