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Wisconsin to Open Vaccine Eligibility to Everyone 16 and Older Next Week


Everyone 16 and older in Wisconsin will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 5th.

Governor Tony Evers tweeted the announcement Tuesday afternoon. He said, “Wisconsin leads the nation in getting available shots in arms, and today we’re announcing everyone 16 and older will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine starting next week.”

The state has administered 2.7 million doses so far with more than one million Wisconsinites fully vaccinated.

Governor Evers and the Department of Health Services are giving an update on the vaccination progress at 1:30 p.m. You can listen live on WXPR.

Katie Thoresen is WXPR's News Director/Vice President.
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