News Type Contact Information Contact Information Public Health Division 952-563-8900 Email staff Share This Article Title Public Health highlights A 2020 timeline Authored on April 8, 2021 Widgets March 9—Formally activated incident command structure for Bloomington, Edina and Richfield March 11—World Health Organization declares SARS-CoV2 a pandemic March 17 – 27—Community mitigation measures began March 27 – May 18—Stay-at-home order issued June 10—“Dial back Minnesota” began reopening areas of society July 25—Mask mandate put in place September 1—Testing event at Kennedy High School December 14—First Pfizer vaccine shipment arrives in Minnesota December 28—First Moderna shipment arrives at Bloomington Public Health January 4, 2021—First dose of Moderna vaccine administered by Bloomington Public Health at Fire Station 1, and in Edina at their Fire Station 1. January 21, 2021—First vaccine clinic at Jefferson High School for school health and healthcare workers, with 511 doses given. February 1, 2021—Public Health begins regular vaccine clinics at Bloomington Civic Plaza. Week of February 22 —Bloomington Public Health administers over 1,000 doses of vaccine in three days. March 6, 2021—Mall of America vaccine clinic site opens.