Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Wisconsin to open COVID vaccine to seniors


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HURLEY -- Starting next week, seniors in Iron County and the rest of Wisconsin over the age of 65 will be able to register to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations as the state announced the expansion of the vaccine roll-out Tuesday.

“Older adults have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and prioritizing this population will help save lives,” said DHS Secretary-designee Andrea Palm. “Wisconsin systems and operations are ready to vaccinate more people. The amount of vaccine we get from the federal government will determine how quickly we can g...