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Fiserv Forum holds vaccination clinic during Sunday's Bucks game

Posted at 10:28 PM, May 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-02 23:28:54-04

MILWAUKEE — During Sunday’s Milwaukee Bucks, The Milwaukee Health Department packed up doses to give to anyone who needed one.

The health department took their COVID-19 vaccination on the road; to Sunday's Bucks, game setting up a vaccination clinic throughout the game.

“When did you think you’d be able to get to see a Bucks game and get a vaccine at the same time?” said Dennis Williams, GM of Fiserv Forum.

Fans inside like Brice Delzer said he was excited to get his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

“It’s not so much about myself, but who I’m around. Like, my grandparents and stuff,” Delzer said.

State health leaders say 41% of Milwaukee County residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

That number just slightly behind statewide numbers 43% of Wisconsinites have begun vaccinations.

Nick Tomaro’s mobile team took a cooler filled with vaccines to the public outdoors. he says plans to take vaccines to the people, and games and in neighborhoods - will increase.

“We’re really just shifting operations to bring vaccines to as many as possible,” he said.

On a day with a big Bucks win, many people getting vaccinated marked a win in itself.

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