Contact: Nicole Armendariz, Phone: 414-916-2724
On Wednesday, February 10, 2021, interview and video opportunities are available for members of the media who are interested in previewing the Waukesha County Expo Center community vaccination clinic. The Center began vaccinating eligible individuals on Monday, February 8 with assistance from a Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) mobile vaccination unit. Independent operations begin Wednesday, February 10. The Center is not open to the public at this time.
Members of the media will have the opportunity to interview County officials and record video inside the clinic as staff prepare to administer vaccinations for the day. There will not be opportunities to record individuals preparing to be vaccinated due to HIPAA compliance factors. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place. Parking information is attached.
WHAT: Waukesha County Expo Center Community Vaccination Clinic Video and Interview Opportunities
WHERE: Waukesha County Expo Center Forum Building 1000 Northview Road Waukesha, WI
WHEN: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:45 – 11:15 am – Interviews 11:15 am – 11:45 –Video Opportunities All members of the media must be out of the clinic by noon, when it opens for the day
WHO: Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, Waukesha County Health Officer Benjamen Jones, Waukesha County Emergency Management Program Analyst Gail Goodchild
Vaccinations will only be available to eligible individuals as identified by the state. This week, the site will not be open for members of the public. The Center will initially complete vaccination of eligible healthcare workers and emergency responders, as identified by DHS. Individuals 65 or older should work with their primary caregiver to receive vaccine. Vaccination opportunities at the Center for residents over the age of 65 will begin in the coming weeks.