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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2021

City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

MILWAUKEE — The burden of disease in the city of Milwaukee rose to 166.1 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people for seven days this week, moving back into the “extreme transmission” category. The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests is 6.6% and remains in the “moderate transmission” category.

Currently, 58.9% of Milwaukee city adults aged 16 and over have completed their vaccination course and 64.0% have received at least one dose. $25 incentive gift cards are still available at the Northwest Health Center, Southside Health Center, and Menomonee Valley Drive-Thru Site for Milwaukee City residents receiving their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Hours of operation for all three health centers are listed at Milwaukee.gov/COVIDvax.

The COVID-19 immunization clinics at Milwaukee Public Schools and Seton Catholic Schools opened Monday, Nov. 8. These clinics, which focus on administering pediatric COVID-19 vaccines, are open to the public. In addition to the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine, these clinics will offer adult Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines and flu shots. In the first week of school vaccination clinics, the Milwaukee health department has administered more than 350 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The full schedule of school vaccination clinics and mobile vaccine clinics is available online at Milwaukee.gov/COVIDvax.

This Saturday, Nov. 13, the Milwaukee Health Department is partnering with the Milwaukee Bucks to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in the atrium of Fiserv Forum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone vaccinated at this clinic will have the opportunity to take a photo with the Larry O’Brien championship trophy.

In addition to pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, the clinic will also offer first, second, and booster dose Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines for each eligible individual, as well as flu shots that are available without an appointment. All children under the age of 18 require parental or guardian consent to receive the vaccine.

In response to the approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to 11 year olds, HealthyMKE has released educational resources and resources for parents, guardians, schools, daycare centers and community organizations to learn more about the vaccine and build confidence in the vaccine. The toolkit can be found on the HealthyMKE website.

In addition, HealthyMKE will host Fact or Cap on Tuesday, November 16 from 7-8pm, a family-friendly, virtual game show series that will put your knowledge of health to the test through a fun take on trivia game style questions. will have trivia-style questions about COVID-19, and prizes, such as gift cards to local businesses and cash incentives, will be given to individuals based on their speed and accuracy. Registration is required to participate.

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Schedule mobile vaccination clinic November 13-19, 2021

Saturday 13 November

  • Fiserv Forum
    1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave.
    10am – 2pm
  • Myanmar Learning Center
    4535 W Oklahoma Ave.
    1 – 3 pm

Monday 15 November

  • Straw man
    1810 W. Bolivar Avenue
    09.30 – 12.00 hrs
  • St. Raphael
    2251 S. 31st Street
    13:30 – 16:30

tuesday 16 november

  • UWM Union
    2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
    10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Northwest Catholic
    7140 N 41st Street
    13.30 – 16.30

Wednesday 17 November

  • St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
    341 E Norwich Avenue
    09.30 – 12.00 hrs
  • Ascension All Saints Family Health Center
    2400 W. Villard Avenue
    1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Thursday, November 18

  • Saint Charles Borromeo
    3100 W. Parnell Avenue
    09.30 – 12.00 hrs
  • Victory K8 & Italian Immersion School
    2222 W. Henry Avenue
  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Friday 19 November

  • Allen Field Elementary
    730 W. Lapham Boulevard
    09.30 – 12.00 hrs
  • Prince of Peace
    1114 S 25th Street
    13:30 – 16:30