Prevea Health to open vaccine clinic at UW-Green Bay Sheboygan campus

SHEBOYGAN – Prevea Health will open its vaccine clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus in Sheboygan on Thursday, Feb. 4. According to a news release from Prevea, the clinic will provide vaccines to all community members who are eligible under the guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, but appointments will be required.As of Wednesday, those eligible to receive the vaccine included frontline health care personnel, residents and staff of long-term care facilities, EMS and fire and police personnel. Starting Monday, Jan. 25, residents 65 and older will also be eligible as the first part of Phase 1B.

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COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Tony Evers praises Prevea vaccination clinic

GREEN BAY – Gov. Tony Evers and University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson praised the work of Prevea Health at the opening of its COVID-19 vaccination clinic Monday on the UW-Green Bay campus. “What Prevea has put together is quite amazing in a very, very, very short period of time,” Evers said at a press conference outside the clinic, housed at the Kress Events Center.”It’s a thing of beauty,” Thompson said. “It takes tremendous cooperation, great leadership and sort of a vision for the future.”The clinic opened Monday for law enforcement and firefighter personnel, as well as those in Phase 1a of the vaccine rollout.

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Green Bay Gym Transformed to Mass Vaccination Center in Days

GREEN BAY, Wis. —  Just a week ago one of the gyms in the Kress Events Center at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay was just that — a gym. After several days of work, the space is now a COVID-19 community vaccination center, one of many going up across the state and nation. “There’s nothing in the history of healthcare like this where we would have to set up a mass clinic in that short amount of time,” said Dr. Ashok Rai, the president and CEO of Prevea Health.The facility is expected to help vaccinate 10,500 people a week when it reaches full capacity. Combined with other, similar, Prevea facilities around the state the number is expected to push closer to 20,000 vaccinations a week in total.

Source: Green Bay Gym Transformed to Mass Vaccination Center in Days, Spectrum

COVID-19 vaccination site opens at UWGB

GREEN BAY, Wis (NBC 26) — Today Governor Tony Evers visited Green Bay to tour what’s now one of the largest COVID-19 vaccination sites in the state. The clinic at UWGB opened on Monday as firefighters and police started receiving COVID-19 vaccinations for the first time.For months at UWGB, local healthcare workers have been testing the general public for COVID-19. But within the next few weeks, the hope is to shift much of their efforts to vaccinations.

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: First shots administered at Prevea/UWGB clinic | WLUK

GREEN BAY (WLUK) — Officers from several local law enforcement agencies were among the first people to receive coronavirus vaccinations at Prevea Health’s clinic on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus. Prevea Health says it gave first doses to 100 people on Monday. That was the clinic’s first day of operation, and also the first day police and firefighters could be vaccinated under Wisconsin state guidelines.Included in the first group of people were officers from the Wisconsin State Patrol, Green Bay Police Dept., Hobart/Lawrence Police Dept., Brown County Sheriff’s Office and UW-Green Bay Police Dept. The clinic at the Kress Events Center will continue to operate as more people become eligible for vaccinations. Those 65 and older will become eligible next Monday, the state Department of Health Services has announced.

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Prevea’s UWGB vaccination clinic to open Monday | WLUK

GREEN BAY (WLUK) — A COVID-19 vaccination clinic on the UW-Green Bay campus is set to open next week.Prevea Health says its clinic inside the Kress Events Center will open for vaccinations on Monday.The clinic will initially welcome those who fall into the state’s phase 1A, including first responders, for vaccinations. The clinic will then provide vaccinations for future groups, with the capability of vaccinating about 10,500 people each week, according to Prevea.The clinic at UWGB is one is several Prevea plans to operate across the state, according to president and CEO Dr. Ashok Rai. Prevea previously announced a clinic would also open at the UWGB, Sheboygan campus.

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UW-Green Bay COVID-19 rapid testing site set to close the week of Jan. 19 | WFRV Local 5 – Green Bay, Appleton

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The rapid drive-through COVID-19 testing site at the UW-Green Bay campus is scheduled to close the week of Jan. 19.According to a release, the location opened early November in 2020.The final week for people to get tested is scheduled to be Tuesday, Jan. 19 through Friday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Source: UW-Green Bay COVID-19 rapid testing site set to close the week of Jan. 19 | WFRV Local 5 – Green Bay, Appleton

Getting a look inside Prevea’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic at UWGB | WLUK

GREEN BAY (WLUK) — Prevea Health and UW-Green Bay have joined forces to help put an end to COVID-19.Gov. Tony Evers and interim UW President Tommy Thompson were on hand as a vaccine clinic opened on the college campus on Monday.Volume 90% University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson and Gov. Tony Evers visit Prevea Health’s vaccination clinic site at UW-Green Bay Jan. 18, 2021. (WLUK video)Prevea says eventually the clinic will be able to vaccinate 10,500 people per week. However, for the first few weeks, it will operate at roughly 50 to 65% percent capacity. On the first day they started out with 100 doses for local law enforcement officers and fire fighters.

Source: Getting a look inside Prevea’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic at UWGB | WLUK

Dr. Rai: UWGB site to start COVID vaccinations for eligible groups on Jan. 18

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Police, fire and dental workers will be able to get COVID-19 vaccinations Monday at the new site located on the campus of UW-Green Bay.“ As of Jan. 18, we’re allowed to immunize fire and police, so they’ll be coming in Monday throughout the week, as well as other people that are in that category 1A, health care, dental, dental hygienists, all can be able to book at UWGB next week,” says Dr. Ashok Rai, President & CEO of Prevea Health. Dr. Rai joined Action 2 News to talk about the next vaccine phase groups, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and that new variant in Wisconsin.

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