Waukesha County

COVID-19 Vaccine: Learn more at www.waukeshacounty.gov/covidvaccine

COVID-19 Vaccination in Waukesha County

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Although the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has announced that new groups are eligible to be vaccinated as of March 1, Waukesha County continues to experience limited supply of vaccine and providers have been directed to prioritize previously eligible groups. 

Please note that eligibility does not mean availability. At this time, Waukesha County’s Community Vaccination Clinic is serving priority groups based on vaccine supply. The next eligible group will begin to be incorporated when more vaccine is available. 

Eligible Groups Currently Served 

  • Frontline health care personnel 

  • Residents of long-term care 

  • First responders 

  • Adults 65 and older* 

  • Educators (through their school or district ONLY)** 

Eligible Groups Served Next 

  • Child Care 

  • Individuals enrolled in Medicaid long-term care programs 

  • Some public-facing essential workers 

  • Non-frontline essential health care personnel 

  • Congregate living facility staff and residents 

Learn more about eligibility and when each group can be vaccinated here.

*Current priority group 

** All vaccination appointments for educators through Waukesha County Public Health are occurring through direct coordination with local schools and school districts. Educators who sign up with the County through our waitlist will not be scheduled for vaccination. Please contact your school or district administration to learn about plans for your school. 

 

How to Get a Vaccination: 

  • Eligible residents (except educators): Click the link above to be placed on Waukesha County’s Vaccination Waitlist 

    • Educatorscoordinate with their school or district 

  • Recommended: Residents can sign up for vaccination updates via email, or by texting the word WAUKESHA to the number 22828.  

    • Receive a weekly newsletter that provides updates on vaccination efforts and how to be connected to vaccine opportunities.  

    • Stay up-to-date: This is the best way to stay informed about evolving ways to be connected with vaccination opportunities. 

  • By phone: Residents with no access to the internetare welcome to phone the Waukesha County Vaccination Hotline at 262-548-7626. 

    • Help us spread the word: If you know a vaccine-eligible resident that has no access to the internet, please share this number with them. Thank you! 

  • Most people will be vaccinated by their healthcare provider. 

    • Waukesha County healthcare providers continue to focus on vaccinating the 65 and older population.  

    • Healthcare providers already have their patients’ healthcare information and will reach out to them with vaccination opportunities when they are available.  

    • As the vaccine supplies increase, healthcare providers will offer vaccine to more populations.  

    • Recommended: Check your healthcare provider’s website to see how and when patients can expect to be contacted. 

  • Some pharmacies have online registration systems for individuals seeking vaccine outside of healthcare providers. 

  • Wisconsin’s Map of Vaccine Providers. 

    • Wisconsin DHS has created a searchable map to help Wisconsinites more easily find and connect with vaccine providers in their area. It is also meant to provide a snapshot of where vaccine is being sent across the state. Search the map here.