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COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccines help your body build up the ability to fight off a virus. A vaccine may not prevent you from getting the COVID-19 virus. But if you do get it, the vaccination may keep you from becoming seriously ill. Or it may keep you from developing complications due to the illness.

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Patients in Northwest Wisconsin to be contacted for COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

Mayo Clinic Health System will contact patients in Northwest Wisconsin when they are eligible, based on state guidance, to schedule an appointment to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

January 22, 2021

From The Blog

COVID-19 vaccination plan

Mayo Clinic Health System continues to follow federal and state guidelines in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's what you need to know.

January 14, 2021

Preparing fair, safe COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Here's how we're planning to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine now available and what you can do until it's your time to be vaccinated.

December 18, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine myths debunked

You've likely heard about the new COVID-19 vaccines, but what should you believe? We'll set the record straight on some of the circulating myths.

December 8, 2020

Vaccine safety: 6 common questions answered

With all the talk about COVID-19 vaccines, you may wonder about safety. Get answers to 6 common questions.

Lisa Hayes MD By Lisa Hayes December 4, 2020

COVID-19 vaccination FAQ

If you've heard about a COVID-19 vaccine that will be available soon, you may have questions about who should get vaccinated, safety and effectiveness. Here's what you need to know.

December 2, 2020