Walk-ins Welcome at UWEC Zorn Arena Vaccination Site Beginning Friday April 16th

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Walk-ins Welcome at UWEC Zorn Arena Vaccination Site Beginning Friday April 16th

Eau Claire, WI- April 15, 2020 – Walk-ins are welcome to get vaccinated at the UWEC Zorn Arena COVID- 19 clinic beginning Friday, April 16th. Walk-in hours are Tuesday – Saturdays from 3:00 to 6:30pm.

Beginning April 29th, walk-in hours will start at 11 am. Appointments through vaccinate.wi.gov are still preferred and will guarantee that you get a vaccine. By accepting walk-ins, we hope it is easier for some people to get their vaccine.

“We encourage everyone that can get a vaccine to do so. The COVID-19 vaccine helps to prevent you from getting seriously sick from COVID-19. Protecting yourself also protects the people around you, like those at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 or those who can’t get vaccinated — like infants and young children,” says Lieske Giese, Director/Health Officer.

Below is more information about the clinic.

UWEC-Zorn Arena Vaccination Site

Who is eligible: Everyone age 16+ who lives, works, or studies in Wisconsin

(If under age 18, parental consent is required to book an appointment. A parent must also come to the appointment with their 16- and 17-year-olds to consent to COVID vaccination.)

Vaccine offered: Pfizer

Cost: FREE. Proof of insurance, ID or citizenship is not needed

Location: UWEC Zorn Arena, 121 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701. Parking is available without a permit.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 3 pm -7 pm; expanding to 11 am – 7 pm on April 29th.

Appointments preferred, but walk-ins welcome (until 6:30pm daily):

  • Sign up for an appointment at vaccinate.wi.gov
  • Residents without internet access or who need help signing up can contact the call center at 844-684-1064 for help
  • Walk-ins cannot be guaranteed vaccine but are guaranteed the next available appointment For more information on COVID-19 vaccination appointments in Eau Claire County, visit: bit.ly/covidvaccine-ec.

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