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December 2022 Resource Update

Updated boosters available at county clinics

Free updated boosters are available for everyone 12 years and older who completed their primary COVID-19 vaccination series or received a booster dose at least two months ago.

In-home COVID-19 vaccine requests

In-home COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available through the Minnesota Department of Health. This service applies to homebound residents ages 5 and older.

Schedule an appointment: Call 1-833-431-2053. Language services are available.

Monday - Friday: 9 am - 7 pm and Saturdays: 10 am - 6 pm

Ramsey County Veterans Services

Provides guidance and assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors in applying for local, state and federal veterans benefits, including resources to support caregivers.

St. Paul Warming Centers

Adult Warming Spaces at two locations - low-barrier spaces. Open 9:30pm - 6:30am every night in December, January & February. Transportation will be providing a loop to adult warming spaces.

● Union Gospel Mission, 435 University Ave E. St. Paul 55130

● Phalen Activity Center, 1530 Phalen Dr., St. Paul 55106

Additional warming centers at these Salvation Army Worship and Service Centers:

Maplewood: 2080 Woodlyn Avenue, Maplewood, MN 55109

Saint Paul Eastside: 1019 Payne Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55130

Saint Paul West: 401 West 7th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102

● Eligibility: Anyone needing to get out of the cold weather when the temperature outside is 10 degrees or below

● Walk in 9 am - 4 pm Monday - Friday and may vary

● Description: Warming centers; meals served and other social services take place according to their regular weekday schedule

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

From the American Red Cross, learn how to prevent water pipes from freezing and how to thaw them if they do freeze: How to Prepare for Emergencies

Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care Program for Unpaid Caregivers

Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care program’s Winter and Spring 2023 sessions will be offered online starting in January 2023 at no cost. Each session is a series of 8, 2-hour interactive classes over an 8 to 10-week period, and a half-day retreat. More information

Some Tech Help from Senior Planet:

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Ask the Techspert: Avoid Email Scams This Holiday Season

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Grants for walking programs – Proposals Due Dec. 9

The Minnesota Department of Health is asking for proposals from community partners to support building, expanding, and sustaining Walk with Ease programs or other evidence-based walking programs that help people with arthritis manage joint pain. These mini grants ($1,000 - $3,000) will support programs through June 30, 2023. Information and application. Questions? Email:

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