Top DHS official says general public can expect COVID shot eligibility before May 1


Department of Health Services Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk says people 16 and older will be able to get vaccinated before May 1. 

“I anticipate that very soon we’ll be making an announcement that it will be sooner than May 1,” she said in today’s Milwaukee Press Club event, produced in partnership with

She said making the decision to start eligible groups is a moving target based on vaccine supply and how many people want to get vaccinated. 

The agency already moved the eligibility for the next group -- people 16 and older with a chronic condition -- up ...

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