COVID-19 Vaccine

Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus to open Feb. 4

Sheboygan – The Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, One University Drive, will open Thursday, Feb. 4.

The Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all community members eligible for the vaccine under the vaccination prioritization guidelines set by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS).

Currently, frontline health care personnel, residents in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, police and fire personnel and adults ages 65 and over can make an appointment for vaccination through Prevea. For the latest on who is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin, Prevea Health encourages everyone to regularly check the DHS website at: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine-about.htm

 Appointments are required for the Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus. Prevea encourages patients and members of the public to create a MyPrevea account at myprevea.com as this is where vaccine scheduling is available. You do not have to be a Prevea patient to sign up for a MyPrevea account or to receive a vaccine at Prevea community vaccination location. You can also visit www.prevea.com/vaccine for additional information or call 1 (833) 344 – HERE (4373) for assistance. Appointment availability is dependent on available vaccine supply that is provided by Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Please note: Prior to the opening of the Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus on Feb. 4 –  those eligible for vaccination (frontline health care personnel, residents in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, police and fire personnel, and adults ages 65 and older) may receive a vaccine through Prevea Health at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, 3100 Superior Ave. in Sheboygan. Again, appointments are required through MyPrevea or by calling 1 (833) 344 – 4373. Appointment availability is dependent on available vaccine supply that is provided by Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

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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.

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

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.

Source: COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Tony Evers praises Prevea vaccination clinic, Press Gazette

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.

Source: NBC 26

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.

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

Governor Tony Evers, System President Tommy Thompson visit Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Clinic operations begin Monday (Jan. 18) inside Kress Events Center at UW-Green Bay

(Released by Prevea Jan. 18, 2021) Green Bay, Wis. – Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and UW-System President Tommy Thompson were among state and local dignitaries to visit the Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay today on its first day of operations.

Governor Evers, Governor Thompson, Chancellor Alexander and Dr. Rai discuss COVID Vaccination Clinic.Located inside the Kress Events Center, the Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic is the first of its kind in Northeast Wisconsin and one of the largest in the state with capacity to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to more than 10,500 people each week as doses become available and additional phases of vaccine eligibility are announced by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS).

“It was 25 years ago this month, that the founding physicians of what they would call “Prevea Health,” came together and made a commitment to care for the health of our communities,” said Dr. Ashok Rai, President and CEO, Prevea Health in his remarks to state and local dignitaries today. “After seeing so much pain and suffering these past ten months of the pandemic, our dedication has never been more galvanized. We have all experienced loss over this time, and now it is time turn that loss into focus.”

The Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic officially opened today to vaccinate area police and fire personnel, and additional community members who qualify under the DHS Phase 1a vaccination prioritization guidelines. It will also serve all other community members who become eligible for the vaccine in the DHS phases to come.

Tommy Thompson speaks at opening on COVID Vaccination Clinic on the UW-Green Bay Campus.“After we ramp up and are operating at full capacity at UW-Green Bay, and pending on vaccine delivery from the government, we will be administering 10,560 COVID-19 vaccination doses a week,” said Dr. Rai. “This is remarkable, but it doesn’t end there. We will continue to scale up with additional vaccination clinics with a goal of administering 20,000 vaccines a week to the public throughout the state.  We will continue to scale up as vaccine supply becomes available, and everyone in our community who wants a vaccine, gets a vaccine.”

Appointments will be required for all Prevea Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic locations, and Prevea encourages patients and members of the public to create a MyPrevea account at myprevea.com as this is where vaccine scheduling will be available. You do not have to be a Prevea patient to sign up for a MyPrevea account. You can also visit www.prevea.com/vaccine or call 1 (833) 344 – HERE (4373) for more information.

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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

Wisconsin governor tours COVID-19 vaccine site at UW-Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers toured the newly opened COVID-19 vaccination clinic at UW-Green Bay Monday.The clinic opened Monday and started vaccinating police, fire and EMS workers. These clinics are not open to the general public at this time. CLICK HERE for more information.“I am looking forward to the day we can say everybody’s vaccinated. We’re going to do our damnedest to make that happen as quickly as we can,” said Gov. Evers.The clinic is set up at the Kress Events Center, 2358 Leon Bond Dr. Again, this clinic is only for people who are eligible to receive the vaccine as determined by the phase groups set by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The state is still vaccinating people in Phase 1A. They have not set a final determination of who will be in Phase 1B.

Source: Wisconsin governor tours COVID-19 vaccine site at UW-Green Bay