Stories tagged: "Vaccine Explained"


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.

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.

Photo courtesy of Mayo Health System-Eau Claire
Wisconsin Greatly Expands Vaccine Eligibility, Adding 2+ Million Residents

Health officials expect to open the vaccine up to all state residents in May.

Medical assistant Jeanne Xiong of N.E.W. Community Clinic of Green Bay gives nurse practitioner Michelle Fowles Ceva her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Jan. 27, 2021. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Who Will Be in Vaccine Group 1C? Nobody Knows Yet, but the Work to Decide It Is Now Underway

Certain chronic and pre-existing conditions may be at the top of the next list.

Registered nurse Kay Hartman at N.E.W. Community Clinic in Green Bay prepare to administer second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to several of the clinic’s medical staff and volunteers on Jan. 27, 2021. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Wisconsin Passes a Half-Million Fully Vaccinated as Third Vaccine Arrives

Educators begin receiving doses as demand continues to outpace supply.