BOOSTER SHOTS NOW AVAILABLE
COVID-19 Vaccine Facts
- The vaccine will help keep you from getting COVID-19.
- All vaccines available in the U.S. have been shown to be highly effective at preventing COVID-19.
- Getting a booster has proven effective at further mitigating COVID-19.
- The vaccine does not make you sick. Some people have had a sore arm (where the shot was given), as well as tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever and nausea; particularly after the second shot.
- Even if you’ve had COVID-19, you should still get the vaccine. If you are currently ill with COVID-19, you should wait until you are well before getting the vaccine.
- The vaccine is free to everyone in the United States.
Source: CDC. Find more information here.
How to get the vaccine
On-campus vaccinations and booster shots at Albee Hall are available 9–3 p.m. on the Oshkosh campus. Those who are eligible can receive a second booster at this location. We are also offering flu vaccinations.
- Winnebago County vaccination sites (www.wcvaccine.org)
- Wisconsin vaccine registry (dhs.wisconsin.gov)
- National clearinghouse of vaccine locations (vaccines.gov)
Need help traveling to get your vaccine? Free transportation to and from COVID-19 vaccine appointments is available to residents of Winnebago, Outagamie, and Calumet counties (Winnebago County Public Health)
Don’t wait, sign up for your COVID-19 vaccination today. Let’s all do our part to move our campuses back to normal.
Wisconsinites can now call (844) 684-1064 (toll-free) for personal assistance with their vaccine-related questions.
More COVID-19 vaccination resources from Advocate Aurora Health:
Top 10 things you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine (PDF)
How safe is the COVID-19 vaccine? (PDF)
The COVID-19 vaccine: Myths and Facts
VIDEO: Questions about the vaccine? Here are the answers.
COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ
Learn about other COVID-19 vaccination sites in the area:
Spring semester is winding down and I want to provide you with a few final updates related to summer COVID-19 testing and vaccination on campus.
Have you put off getting vaccinated or boosted? Don’t wait any longer. Vax Forward!
Sign up to get a booster shot at Albee between March 7 and 18 and you are eligible to receive one of about 200 items of swag
Beginning tomorrow, March 1, UW Oshkosh will lift indoor mask requirements on our campuses, except in the following spaces: