Stories tagged: "COVID Vaccine"


Kristen Kelm, community health division manager for  the Chippewa County Health Department, receives a vaccination to protect against contracting COVID-19. County health officers in northwest Wisconsin report strong demand for the vaccine. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Kelm)
Demand for COVID-19 Vaccine Strong, Even in Mostly Rural Counties

State health officials are attempting to speed up the vaccination process.

Healthcare workers will most likely be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines Now in Wisconsin

Tackling some frequently asked questions about vaccines.

The City of Milwaukee is launching a COVID-19 "vaccination hub" at the Wisconsin Center.
Milwaukee Is Opening a Downtown ‘Vaccine Hub’

Mayor says it will open to the public “as soon as possible.” City workers in priority categories will go first.

A healthcare worker holds a Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine at Memorial Healthcare System, in Miramar, Florida on December 14, 2020. - The United States kicked off a mass vaccination drive Monday hoping to turn the tide on the world's biggest coronavirus outbreak, as the country's death toll neared a staggering 300,000. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)
Wisconsin Officials to Feds: We Need More COVID-19 Vaccines ASAP

Effort to vaccinate more people more quickly hindered by supply, DHS says.

Chestina Schubert raises her hand as she becomes the first person at University Hospital to be vaccinated on Dec. 17. Herd immunity, or vaccinating 70% of state residents, will not be likely by fall unless the federal government increasing vaccine allocation to Wisconsin. (Photo provided by UW Health)
Wisconsin Will Not Meet Herd Immunity by Fall Without More Vaccine Doses

DHS says federal government needs to double or triple the amount of weekly doses it is shipping or 70% of residents will not be vaccinated by the fall.

Aurora Medical Center in Grafton where a pharmacist is suspected of spoiling hundreds of doses of COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo via Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for Associated Press)
Grafton Police: Pharmacist Accused of Destroying Vaccine Is a Conspiracy Theorist Who Said the World Is ‘Crashing Down’

Report says Steven Brandenburg was storing weapons and food in bulk, going through divorce, making false virus claims.

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi.
16,000 Doses of Moderna Vaccine Arrive in Wisconsin

Moderna gained weekend approval to join Pfizer in the effort to vaccinate a state still in a welcome pause after November’s surge.