State officials say they’re trying a number of strategies to boost Minnesota’s COVID vaccination rate, which has slowed in recent days.  Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says ways to increase participation include smaller community-based vaccination events and mobile units — which she says work well in Greater Minnesota:

“And as well, making the vaccine more available at routine points of health care, as well as in the pharmacy system.”

Malcolm says they want walk-up appointments more readily available, and are working with popular summer events to host vaccination clinics.