COVID Vaccination Boosters | Updated September 28, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorized a Pfizer-BioNTech booster dose for people at high risk of serious illness from the COVID-19 virus. SSM Health has put workflows in place as quickly as possible for patients to receive a booster dose.
Beginning Tuesday, September 28th, SSM Health Monroe Clinic Medical Group is offering booster doses for qualifying patients. To schedule a booster dose, please call 608-324-1815.
The CDC has authorized a COVID-19 booster dose for:
- People 65 years of age and older
- Residents of long-term care and congregate living facilities
- 18-64-year-olds with certain underlying medical conditions
- Individuals whose occupations put them at high risk for exposure to COVID-19
We are currently providing COVID-19 vaccinations at select locations. Please call our COVID-19 Vaccination Phone Lines (listed below) to schedule your appointment at a clinic near you:
Vaccines at in Monroe
SSM Health Monroe Clinic Medical Group is offering COVID-19 vaccines at our main campus in Monroe on Mondays through Fridays from 8am to 4pm.
Appointments are needed. To schedule, please call 608-324-1815. This line is available Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm.
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is currently authorized for individuals ages 12-17. A parent or guardian of this age group should call to schedule the appointment or accompany them at their vaccination appointments.
We welcome all those who are eligible within our service area to receive their COVID-19 vaccine through us. We do not limit to patients only and those with insurance.
Vaccines at SSM Health Monroe Clinic Medical Group Branch Locations
COVID-19 vaccines are being offered at select branch locations. Individuals must be 18+ and available to return in 28 days for the second dose. Appointments are required. To schedule, please call the applicable branch:
- Albany: 608-862-1616
- Blanchardville: 608-523-4261
- Brodhead: 608-897-2191
- New Glarus: 608-527-5296
- Freeport: 815-235-1406
General COVID-19 vaccination recommendations
The COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for everyone aged 12 years and older for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. Vaccine options include:
- Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (in persons aged ≥12 years) – 2 doses
- Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (in persons aged ≥18 years) – 2 doses
- Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine (in persons aged ≥18 years) – 1 dose
Moderately to severely immunocompromised patients who have received a two-dose course of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to receive a third dose at least four weeks after the initial two-dose series is completed. For more information on vaccinations for the immunocompromised, visit the CDC website.
Please continue to be vigilant in protecting yourself and others from spreading illness: wear a mask, maintain social distance, practice frequent hand washing, do not gather with people you do not live with, and stay home when you are sick.
We continue to work with our community health partners and the Wisconsin Department of Health to ensure this vaccine is available to all who want it in the communities we serve, including members of vulnerable and underserved populations.
Please check this page often for updated information.