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.