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. We are also offering flu vaccinations at this location.
- 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:
UW Oshkosh now has all three types of COVID-19 booster shots available: Moderna, Pfizer and J&J. If you have been waiting for a booster to match your initial vaccination type you need wait no longer.
As mentioned by Chancellor Leavitt last week, we will celebrate reaching a 70% COVID-19 vaccination rate for students and a 78% rate for employees on Wednesday, Oct. 6. Free ice cream for all students and employees will be served.
UWO has rung the bell on COVID-19! Today I am thrilled to announce UWO students have reached a 70% COVID-19 vaccination rate. THANK YOU!