Milwaukee city and county leaders continued Tuesday, April 20 to urge residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine as fewer people are seeking out the shots.
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 805 Tuesday, April 20, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 591,636.
Wisconsin DHS announced the state has received more than $175 million in federal funding to develop a program to support school-based COVID-19 testing in schools.
Experts at the agency reiterated that the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine’s benefits outweigh the risks.
Milwaukee Common Council members are requesting the health department do more to follow up with people who have received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
A senior defense official tells The Associated Press that prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center can begin getting the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Monday.
President Joe Biden urged Americans to “please, get the vaccine” on Monday as all adults in the U.S. are now eligible to receive the shot, another major milestone reached in the ongoing effort to defeat the pandemic.
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 373 Monday, April 19, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 590,831.
Johnson & Johnson privately reached out to Covid-19 vaccine rivals to ask them to join an effort to study the risks of blood clots and speak with one voice about safety, but Pfizer Inc. and Moderna Inc. declined.
The CDC said Sunday that half of all adults in the U.S. have now received at least one COVID-19 shot.
The United States will likely move to resume Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine this coming week, possibly with restrictions or broader warnings after reports of some very rare blood clot cases, Dr. Anthony Fauci said.
The walk-in clinic, a partnership between Walgreens and Christian Faith Fellowship Church, is accelerating equitable vaccine access to underserved communities.
Public health experts say, aside from COVID-19 itself, another battle is being waged -- one against vaccine myths.
All inmates will be provided the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by mid-May, the Federal Bureau of Prisons announced Thursday.
Patients could walk in without an appointment and walk out with a COVID-19 vaccine Friday, April 16 at sites in Mequon and Cedarburg.
Some parents are eager for their children to receive a COVID-19 shot, when approved. Others are waiting on more information before making a decision.
Kirsten Johnson has been in the role of Milwaukee Health Commissioner for seven weeks — stepping into the role in the middle of a pandemic.
The Milwaukee Health Department opted NOT to revise the current public health order on Friday, April 16 despite the fact that the city's rate of COVID-19 cases continues to increase.
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 709 Friday, April 16, state health officials reported, for a total of 589,213.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced the federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program will complete its last round of COVID-19 vaccination clinics next week.