March 26, 2020 – COVID-19 vaccine eligibility now includes court system professionals, including judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, victim witness coordinators, court clerks, and other individuals essential to in-person criminal court proceedings.
However, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), those who can work from home are asked to delay vaccination until May 1 or until supply is robust.
The DHS website notes that public defenders were eligible March 1, because of their close contact with incarcerated individuals (who were eligible to receive vaccines March 1).
How to Schedule a Vaccination Appointment
Individuals who are interested in being vaccinated can take the following steps to locate an available vaccine dose:
- Use this map to locate contact information for sites offering vaccination in your area;
- Register on Wisconsin Vaccine Registry for an appointment at a community-based vaccination clinic or with the local health department;
- Call (844) 684-1064 with questions about vaccination or for assistance with registering for a vaccination.