Stories tagged: "coronavirus vaccine"


The Department of Health Services is recommending people who still need a first dose of vaccine to use VaccineFinder.org, which displays a map of available vaccines within a 50 mile radius of your zip code. (Screenshot)
Haven’t Gotten A Vaccine Yet? Use VaccineFinder To Find One, WI Health Officials Say

The tool helps connect people to vaccinations more easily, Department of Health Services says.

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.

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.

William Cerny and his wife, JoAnne, read together, one of many activities they enjoyed doing as a couple. William was extremely fit and energetic for his age, but he died Oct. 21, 2020, at age 89, just five days after contracting COVID-19. JoAnne tested positive as well but never exhibited symptoms of the illness. (Photo courtesy of Steve Cerny)
One Year Later, COVID-19 Deaths Leave Many Holes Across Wisconsin

As coronavirus cases are down, the impact of losses from the virus continues to be felt.

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.

President Joe Biden listens as Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), right, speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the NIH, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. NIH Director Francis Collins is at center. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only 6% of Black Americans Have Been Vaccinated. Here’s How Biden Is Trying to Change That.

Medical experts say it will take a concerted effort to meet the challenges of rebuilding trust and ensuring vaccine access for communities of color.