Stories tagged: "Vaccine News"

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.

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.

US Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Green Bay), locked down in his Washington, DC office during the insurrection of Jan. 6, 2021, tells former President Trump that he directly needs to "call off" the violent protesters. (Image via the Associated Press)
Green Bay Gets Big Help From the COVID Bill. Their Congressman Says He Hates It.

City of Green Bay is getting $25 million in recession relief, but Gallagher calls a financial boost for essential workers a “bonus for bureaucrats.”

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.