Mayo Clinic Health System touches on COVID-19 vaccination process

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LA CROSSE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse is currently in phase 1b for those who can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. That phase includes anyone age 65 and older.

It won’t be until March when the next group is eligible which includes those in education and group living facilities.

Mayo representatives say those who are patients at a southwest Wisconsin campus, but live in Iowa or Minnesota, can still come to the La Crosse vaccination site. 

Bradly Weber, Mayo Clinic Health System SW Wisconsin Operation Administrator said, “Due to state regulations, we can’t take the vaccine across state lines over into Minnesota or Iowa, but if you’re a patient with Mayo Clinic and you doctor with either our La Crosse campus or surrounding campuses, you can come to La Crosse and get that vaccine.”

Health system representatives are encouraging all mayo patients to get vaccinated when able to do so. Health department websites’ also list vaccination locations for those who do not seek care at Mayo

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