COVID-19 case numbers are rising the in Chippewa Valley and the Health Department, along with area healthcare partners, are asking students and young adults to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
Anyone vaccinated this week with Pfizer (a 2-dose series) can be fully vaccinated by the first week of September. A limited supply of Johnson & Johnson is still available in our area for those 18 years and older, and those individuals will be fully vaccinated just 2 weeks after their single shot.
The 12- to 24-year-old age group is lagging all other age groups in vaccinations, with the lowest number of vaccinated people in the 12- to 15-year-old group (35%). There have been more cases in the under 25 age group than any other age group. CLICK HERE FOR MORE VACCINE INFO.