COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Burnett County and the State of Wisconsin are moving together through the Vaccine Phases that have been set forth by the Wisconsin State Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (SDMAC) to have as smooth of a vaccine roll-out as possible.​ These groups are being prioritized due to an increased risk of exposure or vulnerability to COVID-19.

​The state of Wisconsin currently receives about 70,000 doses of vaccine each week and those doses need to be spread across the entire state. There will be lag time in getting everyone who is eligible and wants the vaccine to actually receive it. Thanks for your patience.

​​​“We’re going to keep getting shots in arms as quickly as possible and as soon we have vaccines available,” said Gov. Tony Evers. “In the meantime, we have to continue working together to prevent the spread of this virus by wearing face coverings and limiting gatherings with others while we vaccinate folks across our state.”​

Vaccine Eligibility

Currently Eligible Populations Future Eligible Populations (3/1/2021)
Phase 1A:
​*Frontline Health Care Personnel
​*Residents & staff in Skilled nursing and Long-term care facilities

Phase 1B:
​*Law Enforcement & Fire 
​*Residents aged 65+
Phase 1B:
​*Education and Child Care
​*Individuals enrolled in Medicaid Long-term care programs
​* Some public-facing essential workers
​*Non-frontline health care essential personnel
​*Facility staff & residents in congregate living settings

​For more details, please visit DHS COVID-19 Vaccine Phases and Eligibility.
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Where You Can Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

Please do not sign-up or make appointments for vaccines at multiples locations. This is difficult to track the cross overs and it takes up resources.  Vaccines are very limited at this time so please be patient. All providers will ask you to verify that you meet the above criteria and are eligible for vaccine at this time. An appointment is required for all locations listed on the below tabs, please do not just show up without an appointment.  Thank you!
  1. Polk/Burnett Drive-Thru Clinic
  2. Local Pharmacies
  3. Health Systems

​Upcoming Polk/Burnett Drive-Thru Clinic Schedule

First Dose clinics are held on Wednesdays.

​*March 3 - Registration Open     
     If you would like to be on STAND-BY if there are extra doses remaining at the end of the day on March 3rd feel free to sign-up. This does not guarantee that you will be receiving a first dose! ​

​*March 10 - Registration Open​

​*March 17 - Registration not available yet​
​*March 24 - Registration not available yet​
​*March 31 - Registration not available yet​

Second Dose clinics are automatically scheduled for Thursdays, 4 weeks after the first dose.​

​Please verify your currently eligibility by
visiting the DHS website.

​Currently Polk and Burnett County Public Health vaccination clinics will be continuing to focus on 65+, healthcare workers, EMS and Law Enforcement personnel.


Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic FAQs:

Q: What if I had completed a form and I am eligible to receive a vaccine (healthcare worker, 65+, first responder)?
A: Your name and request will be shared with the medical center you had identified as your primary medical provider (Osceola Medical Center, Amery Hospital Clinic, or St. Croix Regional Medical Center). Expect to receive scheduling next step information from them.

Q: What if I had completed a form but did not list a medical provider or listed one that is not Osceola Medical Center, Amery Hospital and Clinic or St. Croix Regional Medical Center?
A: Your name will remain on the waitlist for a Polk/Burnett County Drive-Thru vaccination clinic. You will be contacted with next steps for scheduling by email or phone (if no email was provided).

Q: I had completed a form but I am not currently in the eligible group to receive a vaccine (essential worker, <65 years old, immunocompromised)?
A: You should continue to watch for updated information on vaccine eligibility and options for scheduling vaccine on the Polk County Health Department website as well as right here on the Burnett County COVID Vaccine page or the Burnett County Public Health Facebook page.

Q: What if I am an employer and I have questions about my staff’s eligibility for vaccine?
A: Please email with questions.

If you are in need of help navigating any of these online forms, please feel free to call Public Health and we can connect you to resources who have offered up assistance in this area.

COVID-19 Vaccination Drive-Thru Clinic Volunteers Needed!

Polk and Burnett County Health Departments are recruiting volunteers to assist with the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine to our community members. If you are medically certified to provide routine vaccinations (RN, MD, EMT, Paramedic, etc.) with a current license in good-standing OR if you would like to assist in general non-medical duties, please register to volunteer below.
Medical volunteers are required to register with WI Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR) WEAVR (
Medical and non-medical volunteers, please complete this volunteer registration: Volunteer form: Medical and non-medical volunteer registration
Thank you for your volunteer interest. You will be contacted by Polk County Health Department with next steps.
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