COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Website COVID-19 clinic tab

 
Do you need help finding a COVID-19 vaccine or have questions about the vaccine?
CALL:
211 or 877-947-2211
EMAIL: DHSCOVIDVACCINEPUBLIC@wisconsin.gov 
Spanish, Hmong, Chinese Mandarin, Hindi, and Somali language assistance is available.


Booster Doses
People who have completed their initial Pfizer series may be eligible for a booster dose. People aged 65 years and older, residents in long-term care settings, people aged 50-64 years with underlying medical conditions, and other high risk groups are eligible to receive a booster dose. To see if you should receive a booster dose, please visit this website. At this time, the Pfizer booster authorization only applies to people whose primary series was Pfizer vaccine. People in the recommended groups who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine will likely need a booster shot in the near future.

Immunocompromised Additional Dose
People who are immunocompromised are recommended to get an additional dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) at least 28 days after the initial two-dose mRNA series. To read more about the 3rd additional dose for immunocompromised people, visit this website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine-dose.htm 

Who is Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine in Wisconsin?

Beginning May 13, ALL individuals age 12 years or older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin.

For Ages 12 and Older: What Parents and Guardians Should Know
WI DHS COVID-19: Resources for Parents and Guardians

Does it Cost Money To Be Vaccinated?
NO. The vaccine is free for everyone, whether you have insurance or not. Some vaccinators may ask for insurance information, but you cannot be charged for the appointment or the vaccine itself.

Where Can You Go To Get Vaccinated?
1. Your Healthcare Provider / Healthcare System
        Check your healthcare provider's website for information about how to schedule an appointment.
2. Local Pharmacy
        CVS
        Walgreens
        Walmart
3. Community Vaccination Clinic
        Menasha Health Department (Menasha) 
        Fox River Mall (Grand Chute)     
        Former Best Buy, Kensington Rd. (Appleton)
        Sunnyview Expo Center (Oshkosh)
        Calumet County
4. Go to Vaccines.gov to find a COVID-19 vaccine provider near you!
5. Visit 211-Wisconsin to find special pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Wisconsin!

Need Help Getting to Your Vaccine Appointment?
Uber and Lyft are offering free rides to and from your appointment! Check out their websites for more information.


COVID-19 Vaccine General Information
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fully approved the Pfizer (Cormirnaty) COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 16 years and up, but remains under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for those 12-15 years of age. The Moderna vaccine, and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine still remain under EUA. Other COVID-19 vaccines that are in Phase II or III trials can be found through this COVID-19 vaccine tracker. The FDA will only give a COVID-19 vaccine an EUA if the current phase III trial data shows the vaccine is safe and has more benefits than risks.

WI DHS: COVID-19 Vaccine Safety / Seguridad de la vacuna contra el COVID-19


Additional Information and Resources
WI Department of Health Services (DHS)
COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Data
Information for People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding / Información para personas embarazadas o en período de lactancia
Wisconsin State Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (SDMAC)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
COVID-19 Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations
COVID-19 Vaccine Safety
Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
(ACIP) COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations

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Health Department
Menasha City Center
100 Main Street, Suite 100
Menasha, WI 54952

Phone: 920-967-3520
Fax:
920-967-5247

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Please see the following materials and return the survey to us by 11/1 to let us know you are interested!

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