Based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we need to continue to implement important safety measures such as social distancing, wearing a mask, and staying home as often as possible. With the COVID-19 vaccines, it gives us the opportunity to best protect ourselves and others in the community, in addition to measures that are already in place. According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the vaccine can protect you from getting sick and potentially prevent you from spreading the virus to those around you.
As the vaccine rollout continues to expand, there are many questions that may come up. We commonly search the internet to find answers to many common questions. However, when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine, make sure to get your answers from credible sources. There are many sources that give false information and there are common misconceptions about the COVID-19 vaccines in general.
The websites below can help you get the facts and get your questions answered.
Finding and Scheduling Your Vaccine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) – Find a vaccine provider in your area
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
- Click on “Vaccine Finder”
- Type in 5-digit zip code
- Adjust “Within” miles to your preferred distance away
- “Search for Vaccine”
(WI DHS) – Map of Vaccine Providers
- Scroll down to the map
- Select your county
- Press “Submit”
- All the providers in that county will be listed
Frequently Asked Questions
WI DHS - FAQS
CDC - FAQs
Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines
CDC Myths and Facts
After Vaccination Information
CDC – When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated
WI DHS – After You Get the Vaccine