Stories tagged: "covid vaccine"


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.

The Ho Chunk Community Center in Black River Falls. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
A Little Public Outreach Goes a Long Way as Ho-Chunk Boosts WI Vaccination Progress

Tribe is again focused on its membership, but the public outreach helped Wisconsin reach 1 million people fully vaccinated.

Tony Evers with vaccine recipient
All Wisconsinites 16 and Older Will Be Vaccine-Eligible on April 5

But it’s not all good news—COVID cases are rising again and Gov. Evers cautions “this pandemic is not over.”

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
A Million Reasons to Feel Better About Wisconsin Progress Against COVID-19

Immunizations complete for more than 1 million people. State on track to meet May 1 deadline for widespread vaccine eligibility. Legal challenge to face mask safeguard about to be decided.

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.

Lisa Turner of Kenosha gets a COVID vaccine
Ahead of Schedule—A Huge Number of People Will Be Eligible to Get the COVID Vaccine in WI Next Week

Governor leaves open the possibility to also push up general public eligibility.