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UPDATE: Oconto County cancels vaccine clinic due to J&J pause


TUESDAY 4/13/2021 1:20 p.m.

OCONTO, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oconto County Public Health (OCPH) is following the CDC and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) recommendation to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The OCPH says the upcoming clinic on Thursday, April 15 has been canceled. The cancellation does not affect the second dose Pfizer vaccine clinic that is happening on Wednesday, April, 14.

On Monday, OCPH had available appointments for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

There was no further information available at this time.

Local 5 will update this story as more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL: Oconto County has appointments available for J&J vaccine

MONDAY 4/12/2021 2:17 p.m.

OCONTO, Wis. (WFRV) – Oconto County Public Health (OCPH) has the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine available by appointment only.

According to the OCPH, appointment scheduling is open between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment call 920-834-6846, OCPH says no appointments will be accepted by voicemail. If unable to reach a staff member OCPH recommends hanging up and trying again.

Anyone who is 16 and older that lives, works or studies in Wisconsin is eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Wisconsin. However, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only given to those 18 and older.

There will also be no wait list made, according to the OCPH.

More information can be found on the OCPH’s website.

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