Richland Center, WI: Richland County Health & Human Services in partnership with the Richland Hospital and Richland County Emergency Management will be offering FREE COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics at the Richland Center Community/Senior Center, 1050 N. Orange Street:
Tuesday, March 9th from 8:30am-4:30pm
Specifically for local Education Staff
and those listed as “currently eligible”.
Wednesday, March 10th from 8:30am-4:30pm
Specifically for those listed as “currently eligible”.
Richland County citizens who are “currently eligible” to receive the vaccine are:
- Education and Child Care Staff
- Those age 65 and Older
- Police, Sheriff, Fire, Correctional Officers & Funeral Home Personnel
- Residents and Staff in Skilled Nursing and Long-term Care Facilities
- Frontline Health Care Personnel
Due to the new occupational eligibility requirements, individuals will now be asked to provide proof of vaccine eligibility, such as a paystub, work identification card/badge, or letter on letterhead from their employer. Individuals who are not able to provide proof of eligibility will be required to sign an attestation from in order to receive a vaccine.
To schedule, “currently eligible” individuals listed above should go to the Richland Hospital website at www.richlandhospital.com/covid19, click on the “Schedule your Appointment Here” button, and then select a future clinic date at the “Community Center” location. Once scheduled, individuals should arrive to their appointment only 5 minutes early – MASKS & SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED. The Pfizer vaccine will be administered, which requires two doses, and the second dose will need to be administered 21 days after the administering of the first dose. Your second dose appointment will be scheduled immediately after receiving your first dose. While this vaccination is not required, it is highly recommended, and will be provided at no out-of-pocket cost to you.
Individuals who received their 1st vaccine dose on February 17th are REMINDED THAT THEY ARE PRE-SCHEDULED TO GET THEIR 2nd VACCINE DOSE DURING THE WEDNESDAY CLINIC.
The State has prioritized the “currently eligible” groups, so these groups are listed as “next eligible populations” and their patience is appreciated:
- Individuals enrolled in Medicaid Long-Term Care Programs
- Some Public Facing Essential Workers
- Non-Frontline Essential Health Care Personnel
- Residents and Staff in Congregate Living Facilities
- Other Population Groups and the General Public
If you have any questions or require scheduling assistance, please contact Richland County Health & Human Services at 608-647-8821. Up to date information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and the progression of phases in Richland County can be found on following sites, as well as by listening to WRCO:
Richland County Health & Human Services
The Richland Hospital
Richland County residents are encouraged to sign-up for NIXLE alerts by texting 53581 to 888777 or go to www.nixle.com to sign-up to receive emails. You will then receive up-to-date alerts regarding local COVID testing sites and clinics, severe weather, public safety, criminal activities, missing persons, traffic issues, and local events.