Kenosha County vaccination clinic now open at former Shopko building

Updated: 03/10/2021 10:35 AM

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) --- Kenosha County Public Health's expanded-capacity COVID-19 community vaccination clinic opened on Wednesday, March 10.

The clinic is in the former Shopko building at 5300 52nd Street in Kenosha.

The former clinic site in the Kenosha County Job Center is no longer open.

The clinics are available to those who live, work or study in Kenosha County.

Kenosha County health officials say those who have appointments to receive both the first and second dose of the vaccine from Kenosha County Public Health should report to the Shopko building at their appointment time.

Appointments are required. You can do so online or by calling 262-605-6799. 

Published: 03/03/2021 01:58 PM

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) ---  Kenosha County Public Health's COVID-19 vaccine clinics are moving from the Job Center to the former Shopko building next week.

Beginning Wednesday, March 10, clinics will be held at 5300 52nd Street in Kenosha.

The new facility will be able to accommodate vaccinations of up to 2,700 people per day, according to Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit. The former site could host about 1,000 daily.

This comes as the state expanded its COVID-19 vaccine eligibility guidelines on Monday to include more individuals, including education and child care workers, grocery store employees and non-frontline essential health care personnel.

As of Tuesday, 15.3% of Kenosha's population had received at least one of the two vaccine doses, and 8.5% were fully vaccinated. 

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