FOR Swift RELEASE: March 17, 2023
Milwaukee General overall health Division Announces Upcoming Alterations to COVID-19 Options
MILWAUKEE – Following the announcement of the expiration of the federal emergency declaration on Might possibly 11, and the finish of the Wisconsin Division of General overall health Options Neighborhood Testing Enable Program, the Milwaukee General overall health Division announces upcoming adjustments to COVID-19 neighborhood vaccination and testing internet web sites.
Now, March 17, will be the final day COVID-19 vaccination is available at the Menomonee Valley COVID-19 Drive-Thru Clinic (2401 W. St. Paul Ave.). COVID-19 vaccination will continue to be readily out there for totally free of charge with no an appointment at Milwaukee General overall health Division clinics. Hours of operation are readily out there at Milwaukee.gov/COVIDvax.
On Monday, April 3, vaccination clinic hours will adjust. The new vaccination clinic hours, which will be readily out there on the Milwaukee General overall health Division internet-web page, will be:
- Southside General overall health Center (1639 S. 23rd St.)
Monday, 3 – six p.m.
Tuesday, 1 – 4 p.m.
- Northwest General overall health Center (7630 W. Mill Rd.)
Wednesday, 3 – six p.m.
- Keenan Sexual General overall health Clinic (3200 N. 36th St.)
Friday ten a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lastly, Saturday, April 15 is the final day the COVID-19 neighborhood testing internet-web page at Menomonee Valley will be in operation. Even with the closure of the Milwaukee General overall health Division-run neighborhood testing internet web sites, COVID-19 is not eradicated from our neighborhood and your testing options are not gone.
At-residence speedy tests will continue to be readily out there by way of the Say Yes COVID Tests method till the finish of Might possibly. Households can place one particular unique order per month, per household. Ten tests are integrated in each order. Each residence can also order one particular unique set of four totally free of charge at-residence tests at COVIDtests.gov. On leading of that, tests can be purchased in retailers, pharmacies, and on the internet. Insurance coverage coverage enterprises, Medicaid (BadgerCare), and Medicare are required to reimburse up to eight tests per month, per member. On leading of that, the Milwaukee General overall health Division continues to distribute speedy antigen tests to Milwaukeeans by way of our devoted neighborhood organizations.
“The Milwaukee General overall health Division started delivering COVID-19 neighborhood testing internet web sites at the onset of the pandemic and stood up our initial vaccination clinic in January 2021. three years of COVID-19 response inside the Milwaukee neighborhood has been no tiny feat,” pointed out Milwaukee Interim General overall health Commissioner Tyler Weber. “Our group has administered much more than 241,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine and 497,000 COVID-19 tests. Milwaukee lives have been saved due to the tireless carry out of our workers and public all round overall health and healthcare workers across our city.”
The Milwaukee General overall health Division thanks the National Guard and a vast network of neighborhood partners for their assistance and collaboration in bringing COVID-19 options to Milwaukee on a wide scale. Specific thanks to Canopies Events and the Milwaukee Division of Public Functions for supplying infrastructure assistance to test and vaccinate Milwaukeeans in all climate situations.
Details about COVID-19, such as therapy options and additional guidance, can be found at Milwaukee.gov/coronavirus. The COVID-19 Hotline is readily out there at 414-286-6800 Monday by way of Friday from eight a.m. to 4:45 p.m. for queries.