Category Archives: COVID-19

Visitors/Patients of the Cook Hospital and Care Center

Attention Visitors/Patients of the Cook Hospital and Care Center Effective 4/11/22: All Care Center visitors present to the Care Center Entrance where you will self-screen for symptoms and exposure to COVID-19 upon arrival!   Hospital visitors please enter at the Hospital entrance near the ER where you will be screened before entering. Screening will also…

National Blood Donor Month

January is #NationalBloodDonorMonth,a time to celebrate the impact of blood and platelet donors during one of the most difficult times of year to maintain a sufficient blood supply. Schedule an appointment to donate, visit or #GiveBlood

Public Service Annoucement

This is the message in a new public service announcement (PSA) created by Essentia Health, St. Luke’s and St. Louis County Public Health. The PSA features real doctors, nurses and public health staff who have been working tirelessly throughout the pandemic, and have been doing their best to care for patients through this latest surge…

Dr. Vidor COVID-19 Vaccine Video

Please take a few minutes and watch Dr. Vidor’s briefing of COVID-19 in the Cook and surrounding area and information on the vaccine. Dr. Vidor COVID-19 Vaccine – YouTube

COVID Booster

At this time, we will only be offering boosters to our employees. We suggest contacting Scenic Rivers Clinic or Bois Forte Clinic to make appointments for boosters.

COVID Vaccine

Bois Forte is now offering the Pfizer vaccine, they are vaccinating on Mondays and Tuesdays in Nett Lake, and Thursdays and Fridays in Vermilion.  If you or anyone you know is interested in the Pfizer vaccine (approved for ages 12 and up), please contact Bois Forte directly:   Nett Lake:  218-757-3650 Vermilion:  218-753-2182

Community Vaccine Clinic at AEOA

Community Vaccine Clinic at AEOA Where: 702 South 3rd Ave West, Virginia MN Time: Tuesday June 15th 11am-3pm  Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available  Johnson & Johnson (1 dose) and Moderna (2 dose) is for anyone 18+ vaccine. Moderna 2nd dose will be scheduled in 4 weeks Pfizer is for anyone…


Scenic Rivers -Cook Drive up testing by appt only Call 9AM-4PM, M-F 218-361-3219   Bois Forte Medical Clinic-Tower 218-753-2182 Essentia Health Virginia   Walgreens-Mt Iron 218-741-2421   No cost saliva testing at home for all Minnesotans   Duluth* Saliva Testing *NOTE: Testing at the Duluth site is closed Sunday and Monday, 5/30-5/31. …

When can I get my COVID Vaccine?

Minnesota has put together a timeline, please click on the link to see the timeline  – COVID Vaccine Timeline 

COVID-19 Vaccine

The Cook Hospital is collaborating with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to provide COVID-19 vaccine administration.  We have been provided a small amount of vaccine to be administered based on current guidelines.  We will be immunizing patients 65 years of age and older.  Please click here to sign up. As we receive the vaccine…