COVID-19 Vaccine

The Cudahy, Oak Creek, and South Milwaukee/St. Francis Health Departments are working together to provide COVID19 vaccine clinics for our communities. 

1st and 2nd Dose COVID-19 & Flu Vaccines at Cudahy Health Department

Cudahy Health Department, 5050 S Lake Drive, Cudahy WI 53110

Date/Time:  Thursdays 9:00am-4:00pm

Details:  Appointment or Walk-in clinic; Pfizer (ages 12+) or Moderna (ages 18+) 

Second Dose (for Pfizer or Moderna): 21 or 28 days later at Cudahy Health Department, 5050 S Lake Drive, Cudahy, 53110

Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

The Cudahy, Oak Creek, and South Milwaukee/St. Francis Health Departments will be offering booster dose clinics across the south shore. Clinic information is shared weekly through our email list – to sign up, complete this form.   The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine that has been approved by the FDA and CDC for booster doses. You must be at least 18 years old, at least 6 months must have passed since you received your second dose of Pfizer, and you must be a member of one of the eligible groups listed below in order to receive a booster vaccine at this time. If you received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you are not eligible for a booster dose at this time. 

Visit Vaccine.gov to find a vaccine nearest you or visit our current Appointment Registration Links:

      -October 14th (Booster Only Clinic) Oak Creek Health Department: https://oakcreekboosteroct14.timetap.com/#/

      -October 18th (Booster Only Clinic) Cudahy Health Department: https://cudahyboosteroct18.timetap.com/#/

      -October 20th (Booster Only Clinic) St Francis City Hall: https://stfrancisboosteroct20.timetap.com/#/

The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine that has been approved by the FDA and CDC for booster doses. You must be at least 18 years old, at least 6 months must have passed since you received your second dose of Pfizer, and you must be a member of one of the eligible groups listed below in order to receive a booster vaccine at this time. If you received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you are not eligible for a booster dose at this time.

Only specific groups of individuals are eligible for Pfizer booster doses. If you are not a member of the following groups, please do not register for an appointment at this time.

Groups that are recommended to receive a booster dose of Pfizer include:

  • People aged 65 and older
  • Residents of a long-term care facility
  • People aged 50-64 with certain underlying medical conditions including
  • Cancer
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Dementia or other neurological conditions
  • Diabetes (type 1 or 2)
  • Down syndrome
  • Heart conditions
  • HIV infection
  • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system)
  • Liver disease
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease or thalassemia
  • Smoking, current or former
  • Solid organ or blood stem cell transplant
  • Stroke or cerebrovascular disease
  • Substance use disorders

Groups that may receive a booster dose of Pfizer, after considering their individual risks and benefits, include:

  • People aged 18-49 with certain underlying medical conditions (listed above)
  • People aged 18-64 who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of their job or institutional settings. Occupations at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission include frontline essential workers and health care workers, including:
    • First responders (heath care, firefighters, police, staff at congregate facilities)
    • Education staff (teachers, support staff, child care workers)
    • Food and agricultural workers
    • Manufacturing workers
    • Corrections workers
    • Postal service workers
    • Public transit workers
    • Grocery store workers
 

 

Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine (8/18/21)

An additional (third) dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) is now recommended for individuals 12 years and older with certain medical conditions or who are receiving certain medical treatments that compromise their immune system.

This is not a booster dose.  It is an additional or third dose of vaccine administered when the immune response following a primary vaccine series is insufficient. 

  • The FDA and CDC has recommended that individuals with the following conditions contact their healthcare provider to determine the need for the additional dose.
  • Active treatment for solid tumor and hematologic malignancies
  • Receipt of solid-organ transplant and taking immunosuppressive therapy
  • Receipt of CAR-T cell or hematopoietic stem cell transplant (within two years of transplantation or taking immunosuppression therapy)
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Alrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids (≥20 mg prednisone or equivalent per day), alkylating agents, antimetabolites, transplant-related immunosuppressive drugs, cancer chemotherapeutic agents classified as severely immunosuppressive, tumor-necrosis (TNF) blockers, and other biologic agents that are immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory.

The recommendation is to receive the additional or third dose at least 28 days after completing the two dose primary series.  If it is available, you should receive the same vaccine as you received for the primary series. At this time, an additional dose is not indicated for those who received the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine.

If you are in need of the additional third dose of Moderna or Pfizer, please contact your healthcare provider. If needed, you can also receive vaccine at the clinics at our health departments. You can find additional vaccine clinics at www.vaccines.gov or by calling 211.

 

South Shore Clinic Locations


South Milwaukee/St. Francis Health Department, 2424 15th Avenue, South Milwaukee
Date/Time:  
Tuesday and Friday from 9:00am – 3:00pm

Details:  Appointment only; Pfizer (ages 12+) or Moderna (ages 18+) 

Second Dose (for Pfizer and Moderna)21 or 28 days later at SM/SF Health Department, 2424 15th Avenue, South Milwaukee


Oak Creek Health Department, 8040  S. 6th Street, Oak Creek
Date/Time: 
Tuesday and Friday from 9:00am – 3:00pm

Details:  Walk-in clinic; Pfizer (ages 12+) 

Second Dose (for Pfizer)21 days later at Oak Health Department, 8040 S 6th Street, Oak Creek


Worksite and Community Vaccine Clinics

The Cudahy, Oak Creek, and South Milwaukee/St. Francis Health Departments are working together to provide COVID-19 vaccines for our communities.  We are currently accepting requests to hold worksite and community vaccination clinics.  If you are interested in hosting a vaccine clinic at your worksite or community location, please complete the Request Form.  We are only able to provide vaccine clinics in the communities of Cudahy, Oak Creek, and South Milwaukee/St. Francis area.  If you have any questions, please contact Aaron at the Cudahy Health Department at 414-769-2239.


General COVID-19 Vaccine Information 

  • If you are not able to schedule an appointment online, you can contact the Cudahy Health Department at 414-769-2239 to schedule.
  • Children ages 12-15 will need a parent or guardian present at the time of their vaccination appointment. We encourage parents or guardians to be present for vaccination appointments for 16-17 year old children as well. However, if a parent or guardian of a child 16-17 years old is not able to be present, they will need to complete and sign the Minor COVID Vaccine Consent Form, and the child must bring the completed consent form to their appointment. We will be unable to vaccinate unaccompanied children ages 16-17 without a consent form signed by a parent or guardian. Blank hard copies of this consent form will be available at the clinic site. (Note: 12- to 17-year-olds are currently only able to receive the Pfizer vaccine.)

  • Clinic information is shared weekly through our email list – to sign up, complete this form.  After registering, you will see a confirmation screen with your appointment information. Please do not sign up for more than one appointment per person.
  • You will need to receive a second dose of this vaccine either 21 or 28 days after your first dose. If you will not be available for an appointment for your second dose of vaccine on those dates, please do NOT schedule an appointment for your first dose at these clinics. Second dose vaccine clinic dates are not flexible.
  • Please do not arrive early for your appointment. Please plan to be at the clinic for 45-60 minutes as there is a required 15-30 minute observation period following vaccination. This vaccine may have side effects. If you have recently been diagnosed with COVID-19, you should wait until you are completely recovered before receiving the vaccine.
  • If you are able, please complete, print, and bring this COVID Vaccine Consent and Screening form to your appointment. If you are not able to complete and print the form, there will be a paper copy for you to complete when you arrive. Additionally, please review the Moderna Emergency Use Authorization Fact Sheet  and Pfizer Emergency Use Authorization Fact Sheet prior to your appointment. Finally, our Notice of Privacy Practices can be found here.
  • Please wear a mask to your appointment. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been exposed to an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, please wait until your isolation or quarantine period ends before scheduling an appointment.
Save your Vaccination Card
Your vaccination card has information on when and where you received your vaccine as well as other helpful information related to the COVID-19 vaccine. Keep your card in a safe place! You may also visit the Wisconsin Immunization Registry for an electronic version. Do not laminate your vaccination card. 

If you lose your COVID-19 vaccination card. Try any of the following to get a new one or access your vaccine information: 
If you received  your vaccination in Wisconsin. access your vaccination record using the  Wisconsin Immunization Registry (WIR)
If you received your vaccination in a another state, go to the state department of health's website to search their vaccine registry. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to vaccinate our communities.


Please continue to monitor the Cudahy Health Department website and social media as well as local media outlets for information about when additional individuals will be eligible for vaccine.

Although vaccine is slowly becoming available, we all still need to take the necessary precautions to prevent getting or spreading COVID-19.
Please stay home when you’re sick, continue to wear masks, limit indoor gatherings, practice physical distancing, and wash your hands often. The combination of a vaccine and prevention measures will help us as we slowly return to “normal.”

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will be launching a weekly newsletter to provide updates on COVID-19 response and vaccine rollout in Wisconsin.  If you’re interested in receiving the newsletter, sign up here.

 For more information on COVID-19 vaccines, please visit

For more information about COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Wisconsin, please visit Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19: Vaccine Data.
On 4/13/21, CDC and FDA Call for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccinations click here to view  press release