Vaccine News


A nurse fills a syringe with a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson-owned Janssen Pharmaceuticals. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Don’t Be Alarmed By Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause, Wisconsin Health Officials Say

“We’re very hopeful that this will be a fairly short pause,” Department of Health Services deputy secretary says.

People who received vaccinations at UW-Eau Claire’s Zorn Arena, a Federal Emergency Management Agency vaccination site that opened Thursday, sit in a waiting area to make sure they don’t have reactions to the vaccine. The site is one of three FEMA vaccination locations in Wisconsin. (Photo courtesy UW-Eau Claire)
Numbers Game: State Hits 2 Million Vaccinated, but Daily New COVID Cases Are Surging Again

It’s a race between vials and viruses as highly contagious strains infect young adults and more clinics are being opened.

Ted Crutcher, 70, of Milwaukee, gets a dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 4 from Jordan Bretzmann, a nurse at Progressive Community Health Centers. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
30 States Plan to Open General Vaccine Eligibility Early. Wisconsin Is Still Thinking About It.

Lack of supply from the federal government remains an issue, deputy health secretary says.

Man getting a COVID-19 vaccine
Wisconsinites With These 20 Pre-Existing Conditions Are Now Eligible for the COVID Vaccine

Evers also signs law letting dentists give vaccines to protect against COVID-19 and the flu.

Wisconsin Center Vaccine Sign
FEMA Adding a Vaccine Clinic in Milwaukee to Catch Up With State Numbers

Madison and Eau Claire may also get federal help to boost the vaccination rate.

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Wisconsin’s Online Vaccine Portal Opens March 1

Milwaukee and Madison could also become federal vaccination sites.

Mary Jordan, 70, of Milwaukee, gets a dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 4 from Jordan Bretzmann, a nurse at Progressive Community Health Centers. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Wisconsin Now Leading Country in Number of Vaccinations Given Daily

News comes as Evers announces state’s first community-based vaccine clinic in Rock County and politics over mask order continues in Legislature.