COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Wisconsin in mid-December and is being given to those in phase 1A.  Oconto County Public Health is continuing our planning process to safely distribute the vaccine and will keep you informed.  Click on bold text for links to more information.

oconto county status updates

COVID-19 vaccination is a quickly evolving process.  Please check back frequently, as changes occur fairly often.

1/26/2021: Wisconsin DHS announced today that additional groups will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine tentatively beginning on March 1, 2021.  Groups are prioritized due to an increased risk or vulnerability to COVID-19 and are consistent with recommendations from the State Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (SDMAC).  The groups in priority order include education and childcare, individuals enrolled in Medicaid long-term care programs, some public facing essential workers, non frontline health care essential personnel, and facility staff and residents living in congregate living settings.  At this time, Oconto County Public Health is not taking appointments or placing people on a wait list for vaccine.  Other options include Prevea at myprevea.com, or Bellin Health at mybellin.org.  Please continue to check back here and on Facebook at Oconto County a Place for You for more information.  Click here for more information.

1/25/2021: Public Health was recently made aware that all Prevea COVID-19 vaccine appointments across the state are full.  Prevea states that more appointments will be made as the state makes more vaccine available.  To stay up to date with Prevea, you're encouraged to sign up for email updates at https://www.prevea.com/vaccine.  At this time, Bellin is not taking appointments in Oconto.  Appointments are available in Green Bay by calling 920-445-7313 or using mybellin.org.

1/21/2021: Effective 8:00 a.m. central time on Friday 1/22/2021, Oconto County Public Health will no longer be placing Wisconsin residents age 65 and older on a COVID-19 vaccine wait list.  It is not known when Public Health will have vaccine for this group; if you are on the wait list you will be notified of Public Health’s vaccine availability.  Other options at this time are Prevea and Bellin.  Sign up with Prevea by using myprevea.com or Bellin by calling 920-445-7313 or using mybellin.org.  Your patience during this process is very much appreciated.

1/19/2021: Oconto County Public Health has a COVID-19 vaccine wait list available for Wisconsin residents age 65 and older.  Please call 920-834-6846 to be placed on the wait list.  There is high demand for this vaccine, and the phone line may be busy.  Your patience is appreciated during this time.  When Oconto County Public Health has more information about vaccinating this population, it will be released on this website, on Facebook at Oconto County a Place for You, and through news media press releases.

1/19/2021: Beginning on January 25, 2021, Wisconsin adults aged 65 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.  Oconto County Public Health continues our planning process with our partners.  All plans are dependent on vaccine availability.  When more information is available, it will be released on this website, on Facebook at Oconto County a Place for You and through news media releases.

1/18/2021: Oconto County Public Health will hold a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for individuals in phase 1A on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.  Appointments are required.  Click here to learn more.

1/16/2021: Prevea and Bellin are vaccinating individuals in phase 1A. Oconto County Public Health is continuing our planning process to vaccinate those in phase 1A that are not affiliated with a health system.

For previous status updates, click here.

phase 1a vaccine recipients

Click HERE for links to the vaccine consent form, EUA fact sheets and the CDC VSafe Information.

links with more information:

Press releases

12/22/2020 Oconto County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Press Release

CDC pic vaccine will not give you covid