Stories tagged: "Julie Willems Van Dijk"


In this image from WisconsinEye, Gov. Tony Evers announces that all Wisconsinites age 16 and old will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 5.
As COVID Surges, Evers Returns for First Virus Briefing Since May

Evers, state health officials, urge vaccinations and masks to stave off the Delta variant.

A Hmong man receives a COVID-19 vaccination May 10 in Eau Claire during a vaccine clinic put on by the Eau Claire City-County Health Department and the city's Hmong Mutual Assistance Association. Such clinics are an effort to increase the lagging vaccination rate in Wisconsin. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
With Vaccinations Still Below 50%, Northwest Wisconsin Health Officials Keep Trying New Outreach

After a successful spring, Wisconsin has stubbornly stayed below 50% of residents who have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

A certified medical assistant prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The US took a major step in the pandemic this week by clearing the Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12-15. (Image via AP Photo/John Locher, File)
DHS Launches New COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign to Reach Young Adults

Wisconsin still stubbornly below 50% receiving at least one dose of protection against a virus that has now killed 7,200 in the state.

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.