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Pfizer Bi-Valent COVID-19 booster shots available at Regency Mall Community Vaccination Clinic

RACINE — Pfizer Bi-Valent booster shots are now available at the Community Vaccination Clinic at Regency Mall, 5538 Durand Ave. Updated COVID-19 boosters add Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 spike protein components to the current vaccine composition, providing additional protection against the COVID-19 virus. Booster recommendations Pfizer Bi-Valent boosters are authorized for use in individuals 12 years […]

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10 Racine County stories you may have missed this week, special bonus story included

What’s happening in Racine County this week? The news is ever-changing and evolving; it’s important that you stay informed. From local events to crime reports, stay in the know. In case you’ve missed the local news, catch up now on these 10 stories. 1. Racine Public Library: 125th-anniversary block party The Racine Public Library is turning another […]

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COVID-19 Community Levels ‘high’ for Racine, Kenosha, 5 other counties; mask recommendation made by DHS

MADISON – As of May 12, the COVID-19 Community Levels in Racine, Kenosha and five other counties in Wisconsin have been flagged as high. Due to the rising cases, DHS is encouraging residents living in the following counties to wear masks while in public indoor spaces: Barron, Kenosha, La Crosse, Monroe, Racine, Rusk, and Vernon. […]

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36,000 Pokes Later: Regency Mall COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Marks One-Year Anniversary

RACINE – Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Regency Mall, 5538 Durand Ave. The clinic is funded through the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and operated by AMI Expeditionary Healthcare. It was established to help ensure the Racine County community had consistent and equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccines. “Our […]

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Department of Health Services Reminds Citizens of COVID-19 Testing Options

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reminding citizens of the various ways to get tested for COVID-19. Wisconsinites can take advantage of going to local health departments and pharmacies to get tested as well as using over-the-counter rapid tests including free tests provided by the department.  “We have to keep working together to fight […]

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Neighborhood Mobile Vaccination Clinics set for November 6

This Saturday, residents have an opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine right in their own neighborhoods. After a successful pop-up vaccination clinic last weekend, the City of Racine, AMI Health, and Health Care Network have teamed up again and will be back in the community to offer a convenient option for folks to get vaccinated. […]

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70 for 70 Campaign: UW System President to visit UW-Parkside Thursday

With the COVID-19 pandemic still among us, UW-Parkside is working with the UW System in promoting student vaccinations. The “70 for 70” campaign is simple: students that get vaccinated and help reach the university’s goal of a 70% vaccinated student population will be eligible to win one of 70 scholarships. On Thursday, October 28, UW […]

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Grace Lutheran Church Hosting Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic; $120 Incentive Available

KENOSHA — People who receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinicthis Thursday, Sept. 2, will be eligible to receive incentives totaling $120, organizersannounced today. The clinic will be held from 8 to 9:15 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 2006 60th St., inKenosha, through a partnership between the Grace Welcome Center […]