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covid 19 vaccine

The latest on our COVID-19 vaccination efforts

  • Vaccination appointments at Gundersen are open to anyone age 16 or older.
  • Adult Gundersen patients can schedule their appointment through MyChart or by calling the scheduling line at (608) 775-6829.
  • Non-patients can call the scheduling line for an appointment. Press option 2.
  • Parents or guardians of patients ages 16 and 17 must schedule their child's appointment for the Pfizer vaccine only by calling (608) 775-6829.
  • Appointments are available at Gundersen's Critical Access Hospitals and regional locations by scheduling through MyChart or calling locations.
  • Gundersen has paused administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine based on a recommendation by the FDA and CDC.
  • Take any opportunity you have to receive the vaccination.
  • Be prepared: Watch this video before your appointment.

number of fully vaccinated patients: 26,000.*As of April 16, 2021

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I'm vaccinated. Now what?

Side effects. You may have pain or swelling at the injection site. You may also feel tired and have a fever, chills, and headache. You'll feel better within a few days. Remember, mild side effects are normal as your body builds protection against COVID-19.

Immunity. You'll reach a maximum protection level of 95% within two weeks after your second dose.

Masking and distancing. The vaccine reduces your chances of becoming sick from COVID-19, but we still don't know if the vaccine prevents us from spreading the virus. Until we know for sure, you should continue to mask and socially distance after you're vaccinated.

what to expect

We've taken steps at all our locations to keep you and our staff healthy and safe. Here's what to expect when you visit us.

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