MATC, City of Milwaukee Health Dept. to hold Vaccine Clinic Oct. 6 at Walker’s Square

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is joining forces with the Milwaukee Health Department to host a free, public COVID-19 vaccine from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at MATC’s Education Center at Walker’s Square, 816 W. National Ave.

MATC says the event will be held in the Center's room 488 where Pfizer vaccine's will be administered to any interested recipients.

Officials add that he two-dose Pfizer vaccine may be administered to anyone 12 years of age and up with parental approval.

The event detailed that vaccines are free for everyone, but participants are asked to bring their insurance card.

According to a release from MATC, the clinic is being held as part of MATC’s Hispanic Heritage Month activities.

MATC says Spanish-speaking staff will be available to assist, along with snacks and wellness kits being offered at the clinic site.

No pre-registration is required, but Spanish speakers with questions prior to the event may contact Dr. Arturo Martinez, director of the MATC Education Center at Walker’s Square, (414) 297-6803; or Dr. Wilma Bonaparte, executive director, MATC Mequon Campus, (262) 238-2276.

For more information about the vaccine, contact Dr. Josie Veal at (414) 297-8095 or vealj@matc.edu.

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