Fort HealthCare is following the CDC and Wisconsin Department of Health priority for vaccine administration. All groups now currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine include anyone 5 years of age and up.
The Jefferson County Health Department is administering the vaccine for children ages 5-11. You must contact them at (920) 674-7275 to make an appointment. Download a flyer of this information here.
Where can I learn more about the vaccines?
If you are interested in reading more about vaccines, two great sources are the CDC and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. To learn more about the vaccine types please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/different-vaccines.html
For more information about the virus and what to look for, visit the WDHS COVID-19 web page.
The JCHD’s website provides local information and resources for businesses and community members regarding the COVID-19 disease, including their priority areas for staying up to date on the subject, as well as suggestions for what you can do to stay safe and prevent the spread of the disease.
According to their site, the JCHD aims to prevent the spread of illness among the public by offering educational resources, communicable disease surveillance, and investigation when needed. Since January 2020, their public health professionals have been hard at work preparing for and monitoring the coronavirus.
You can also follow them on Twitter @jeffcohealthwi.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website contains the latest information about Coronavirus (COVID-19), how to protect yourself, symptoms, resources and guidelines for travel, schools, businesses and community members – as well as the latest updates and trends regarding the spread and containment measures of the virus.