Ascension Wisconsin will hold its first COVID-19 vaccine clinic for frontline caregivers Thursday, Dec. 17.
In a release, Ascension said the first group eligible to receive vaccinations will be frontline caregivers, specifically those serving in emergency departments and COVID-19 units.
"We are confident our plan will effectively and safely contribute to the protection of the communities we are privileged to serve," said Ascension Wisconsin Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Greg Brusko.
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According to Brusko, the remainder of associates will be eligible for vaccination as more doses become available.
"As we await widespread distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines, it will be critical for our entire community to continue wearing masks, watching distance from others and washing hands frequently to protect ourselves and those around us," said Brusko.