Greendale  

Health Department



IMPORTANT VACCINE UPDATE
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Update:
We have received J&J vaccine from DHS and have been distributing it for the past 3-4 weeks with no known adverse reactions from our recipients. Following the FDA and CDC recommendations and out of an abundance of caution, we are also pausing our J&J clinics managed by Greendale Health Department and as part of the Zone D Health Department vaccine efforts at the Sports Complex.

These are the steps we are taking:
�Ÿ”�Cancelling all J&J clinic appointments via e-mail to those who register with email address, calling those without email.
�Ÿ”�Contacting individuals who received a J&J vaccine with us in the last 3 weeks.
�Ÿ”�Offering alternative vaccine resources for other vaccine preparations.
�Ÿ”�Continuing to monitor FDA, CDC, and WI DHS communications and webinars to stay current on the latest information related to J&J vaccine.

Here are the key points:
�Ÿ”�More than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been administered in the U.S.
�Ÿ”�CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.
�Ÿ”�COVID-19 vaccine safety is a top priority for the federal government.
�Ÿ”�A meeting will take place tomorrow to review and assess the cases.
�Ÿ”�More information will be shared as it becomes available.

If you have received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine and are concerned about symptoms, please consult your medical provider. Symptoms of this rare condition include:
�Ÿ”�severe headache
�Ÿ”�leg pain
�Ÿ”�abdominal pain
�Ÿ”�shortness of breath
�Ÿ”�Within three weeks of vaccination
Read the full joint CDC and FDA Statement on J&J COVID-19 Vaccine here

HD entrance
ANNOUNCEMENT: Please excuse our mess and orange cones!
Starting Monday, 4/12/21, we are pleased to announce that the Village of Greendale was awarded a Community Development Block Grant for various curb ramp improvements, which will include the ADA/handicap ramp and adjoining cement slabs, curbing and asphalt  Greendale Health Department and Community Learning Center's Parking Street entrance.

During construction, the entrance is closed for any use including deliveries.  People wishing to come to the health department or for other activities in the lower level can enter through the Greendale Library entrance (5647 Broad St).  Construction is expected to last 3 to 5 weeks, depending on weather.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience the construction causes and are looking forward to a beautiful new entrance in the near future.


TAKE YOUR BEST SHOT (2)
        
As of April 5, 2021, anyone 16 years old and up who lives, works, or studies in Wisconsin are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. 
NOTE: 16-17 years old can recieve a Pfizer vaccine-
anyone 18 and older can recieve Pfizer or Moderna

Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in Greendale
You must be 18 years old for these clinics! 
 April 23 Moderna Clinic click HERE to sign up (2nd dose will be 5/21)

Both of these clinics will be held in the court room inside the Police Department/  Safety Center
DO NOT
schedule a vaccine with us if any of the following is true for you:
1. You have had any other vaccine within the past 14 days
2. You have ever had an allergic reaction to a vaccine or an injectable medication (this includes severe allergic reactions like anaphylaxis that required treatment with epinephrine or EpiPen or that caused you to go to the hospital and/or an allergic reaction that occurred within 4 hours that caused hives, swelling, or respiratory distress, including wheezing)
3. You have received antibody therapy or convalescent plasma for COVID-19 treatment in the past 90 days
4. You aren't feeling well, are currently isolated from testing positive for COVID-19, or are in quarantine from an exposure to someone with COVID-19

There are currently no upcoming clinics, please check back later.

  • Arrive at your scheduled appointment time.  Do not arrive early. 
  • Please plan to stay 15 -30 minutes to self-monitor after you have been vaccinated. 
  • Wear a short sleeve shirt under your warm layers for easy vaccine administering. You are in room with others.  
  • You will have to fill out forms when you get here. Bring appropriate eyewear as needed.  

  


                                                                                                               


                                MHD Vaccine Clinic at WI Center 

NOW ACCEPTING WALK-INS

Everyone 16 years and older is eligible for Covid-19 Vaccine

  • All 16 and 17 year olds must have parent/guardian consent
  • Vaccines are provided free of charge, insurance information will not be collected
  • Thousands of vaccines are available daily
  • Milwaukee FEMA Mass Vaccination Clinic location:
    Wisconsin Center, 500 W. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • Two entrances available; 1) corner of Wells & Vel Phillips 2) corner of Wells & Wisconsin.
  • Parking is free at 500 W. Wells Street, with additional overflow parking available in a surface lot at 4th & Wisconsin. You do NOT need to pay if you park in these lots.
  • Open to all who live, work, or study in Wisconsin
  • Monday – Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 8am-4pm

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Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Pick 'n Save and Kroger Health to host community COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Summerfest Guest Services building. 

  • by appointment only- visit picknsave.com/covidvaccine 
  • Those without internet access are asked to call 1-866-211-5320
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and select Saturdays

Wisconsin Center open to all eligible Wisconsin residents with help from Milwaukee Health Department and FEMA.


South Shore COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is hosted by the Cudahy, Oak Creek, and South Milwaukee/St. Francis Health Department at 6077 S. Packard Ave. Cudahy.

  • For clinic information and to schedule an appointment, visit the Cudahy Health Department website.
  • For those unable to schedule online, you can contact the Oak Creek Health Department at 414-766-7950 to schedule.
  • Dates vary based on vaccine availability.

Area Pharmacies
Pick and Save/Kroger Health 
Meijer 
Hayat Pharmacy 
Walmart 


Healthcare Providers
To see what your health care system is offering in regards to COVID vaccine go to: 

Please note that registering through any or all of these links does not guarantee a vaccine within a certain time frame. Thank you for your patience and understanding with the uncertainty.


Other Resources

Vaccine Finder and Vaccine Spotter (you can check which vaccine you are looking for and filter by miles from your zip code):


Healthy MKE Vaccine Finder (listing of vaccine locations to check into): 

OnMilwaukee also has a great article (dated 03/16/2021) with several resources. This article covers several healthcare systems, community health centers, and pharmacies.  To read this article click here: Updated: Where to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the Milwaukee area (onmilwaukee.com)


Wisconsin Department of Health Services Vaccine Hotline

 
Looking for somewhere to get tested?
  1. Visit your healthcare provider's web site for information
  2. Visit testupmke.com to take a self-assessment, find out where to get tested, or get information.

Testing for COVID-19 is also one of several key strategies in this pandemic.  By utilizing the strategies together, they can help us suppress the virus.  If you are feeling sick, even mild cold symptoms, or have been exposed to COVID-19, it is important that you get tested.  There are a few types of COVID-19 tests available and these tests are available at community testing sites, hospitals and health centers, and some pharmacies.  To see what testing options are available in our area, call your healthcare provider or visit testupmke.com. 


 

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