What is the update on the Johnson & Johnson's Janssen COVID-19 vaccine?
CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J/Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine in the United States out of an abundance of caution, effective Tuesday, April 13. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) will hold its second emergency meeting to discuss J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine on April 23, 2021. People who have received the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine within the past three weeks who develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath should seek medical care right away.
Where can I get vaccinated when I am 16/17?At this moment, Pfizer is the only recommended vaccine for patients 16 and 17 years old. There continue to be many options available for getting vaccinated, such as any of the following: DHS, federal, and locally run community-based vaccination clinics Pharmacies Health care providers Local and tribal health departments Employers More information about each of these options is available on the COVID-19 where to get vaccinated page. To find a local vaccine provider, visit the schedule a vaccination page or VaccineFinder. Individuals can also call the toll-free vaccine hotline at 844-684-1064 with questions or help finding or registering for a vaccination appointment. The hotline is also available in Hindi, Hmong, Somali, and Spanish.
I am looking for a vaccine appointment at night/on the weekend.For those individuals looking for night/weekend vaccination appointment times, we would recommend checking with a local pharmacy or check-out a DHS community-based vaccination clinic. DHS community-based vaccination clinics provide vaccinations to individuals who live, work, or study in Wisconsin. To schedule an appointment at one of these clinics, register, and schedule through the Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Registry or call toll-free at 1-844-684-1064. After registration, individuals will be able to schedule their appointment. DHS community-based vaccination clinics are located in the following counties: Dane County: Dane County Community Vaccination Clinic at Alliant Energy Center - Offering Pfizer for ages 5+, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson; open Saturdays 10am-6pm Douglas County: Douglas County Community Vaccination Clinic at UW Superior - Offering Pfizer for ages 5+, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson; open Saturdays 11am-3pm Eau Claire County: Eau Claire County Community Vaccination Clinic at Jacob's Well Church - Offering Pfizer for ages 5+, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson; open Saturdays 11am-4pm Marathon County: Marathon County Community Vaccination Clinic at northcentral Technical College Wausau - Offering Pfizer for ages 5+, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson; open Saturdays 11am-3pm Racine County: Racine County Community Vaccination Clinic at Regency Mall - Offering Pfizer for ages 5+, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson; open Saturdays 11am-3pm Rock County: Community Based Vaccine Clinic in Rock County - Offering Pfizer for ages 5+, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson; open Saturdays 11am-3pm Pharmacy Parners Costco: Visit the Costco vaccine webpage CVS: Visit the CVS immunizations website Hy-Vee: Visit the Hy-Vee website Kroger: This includes the following Roundy’s pharmacies in Wisconsin: Metro Market and Pick-n-Save. To sign up, check Kroger’s website or call 866-211-5320 to schedule an appointment as they are available. Meijer: Visit the Meijer website or call your local Meijer pharmacy. Walgreens: Visit the Walgreens website to create an account or call 1-800-Walgreens. You do not need to enter a code to make an appointment in Wisconsin. Walmart: Visit the Walmart website to schedule an appointment or call your local Walmart pharmacy.
How do I schedule my second dose appointment?If you've already received your first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna), you should try to receive your second dose at the same location. When you schedule your first dose at Sunnyview Expo Center, you will receive a link, to the email you provide, to schedule your second dose.
How long should I wait inbetween doses?If you receive a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, you will need 2 shots to get the most protection. COVID-19 vaccines are not interchangeable. If you received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, you should get the same product for your second shot. You should get your second shot even if you have side effects after the first shot, unless a vaccination provider or your doctor tells you not to get it. If you received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, you should get your second shot 3 weeks (or 21 days) after your first. If you received the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, you should get your second shot 4 weeks (or 28 days) after your first. If you received the Janssen/Johnson& Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine, you will not need to recieve asecond dose.