Vaccine availability and administration in Door County is frequently changing as more vaccine becomes available. The following is a list of eligibility for the vaccine by order of priority.
- Frontline health care personnel
- Residents of long-term care
- Police and fire personnel, correctional staff
- Adults age 65 and older
- Education and child care staff
- Individuals enrolled in Medicaid Long-term care programs
- Some public-facing essential workers such as 911 operators, public transit, and grocery store employees
- Non-frontline essential health care personnel
- Facility staff and residents of congregate living settings
Currently Door County Public Health is currently open to adding individuals age 65+ and individuals enrolled in Medicaid Long-term Care programs to their waiting list. On March 15th they will begin to receive vaccine allocation for K-12, and child care staff.
At the present time vaccine is available at 4 different sites. The type of vaccine is specific for each site (Pfizer vaccine, Moderna vaccine, and Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Each vaccine is very effective and in general one should get the first available vaccine you can. Johnson & Johnson is a single dose vaccine, and Pfizer and Moderna are a 2 dose vaccine. Pfizer is giving the 2nd dose in 3 weeks, and Moderna gives the 2nd dose in 4 weeks.
There are 4 locations in Door County giving COVID-19 vaccine. They are:
- Door County Public Health located at the EMS building https://www.co.door.wi.gov/ ph 920-746-7180
- Door County Medical Center https://dcmedical.org/
- Walgreens https://walgreens.com/topic/promotion/covid-vaccine.jsp
- Walmart https://walmart.com/covid
The above pharmacy websites ask you to create an account in order to get registered. The Door County Medical Center and Door County Public Health Department also encourage you to go through their website to register. Door County Public Health also provides a phone number to call if you don’t have a computer.
Depending on the availability of vaccine, sites may temporarily close for new registration. If you register at more than one site, once you get a scheduled date for vaccination, please contact the others sites to remove your name from a waiting list.
The key is to get vaccinated. The vaccine is safe and effective. It is also crucial in ending this pandemic. In addition once you get vaccinated please continue to practice good public health measures such as social distancing, wearing masks, frequent hand washing, and avoiding crowds. These measures not only help protect you, but others as well. It is the right thing to do.