MONROE COUNTY, Wis. (WXOW)- The Monroe County Health Department is set to hold vaccination clinics for eligible residents near Tomah and Sparta.
The clinics, available to residents by appointment only, are scheduled to take place on March 10 in Sparta and March 11th in Tomah. According to officials, all those eligible to schedule an appointment include:
- 1A healthcare providers
- Law enforcement
- Fire department members
- Correctional workers
- Adults 65+
- All staff in regulated child care, public and private school programs, out of school time programs, virtual learning support, and community learning centers
- Individuals enrolled in Medicaid long-term care programs, including family care, family care partnership, and IRIS
- Faculty and staff in higher education settings that have direct student contact
Monroe County said the health department, along with other local healthcare providers, continue to work with school districts on efforts to vaccinate teaching staff.
All those interested in being vaccinated can complete the county's vaccination interest form. Officials note that the form does not automatically allow community members schedule a vaccination appointment, but simply helps connect them to a vaccinator.
Once eligible, residents are contacted by the Monroe County Health Department or a local healthcare provider to book their appointment. Individuals can also contact the health department via email at email@example.com or by phone at 608-269-8666.