Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the times for the clinic at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society and the vaccine residents will be able to get.
Looking to get your COVID-19 vaccine this weekend? Here are some places around Milwaukee where you can do it.
You can find places around Milwaukee to get your vaccine by checking out HealthyMKE.com and vaccines.gov. Vaccines also are available through the Milwaukee Health Department, major area health systems and local pharmacies, among others.
Some things to know
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer vaccine for use in children ages 12 to 15.
Pfizer is the only vaccine approved for use in adolescents under 18. Those interested can use https://www.vaccines.gov/search/ to find a place to get their shot and filter to only see results for Pfizer distributors.
The Wisconsin Center has changed its hours and will no longer be a vaccination site, effective May 28. The city’s main vaccination site at 400 W. Wells St. is open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Walk-ins are welcome.
The remaining vaccines will be redistributed to the Northwest Health Center, 7630 W. Mill Rd. and Southside Health Center, 1639 S. 23rd St., at the end of May.
City-run sites, like the Wisconsin Center, Northwest Health Center and Southside Health Center, all have Pfizer vaccines available for those age 12 and older.
Where you can get vaccinated this weekend
The Social Development Commission, or SDC, is hosting a vaccine clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15 at its northwest location, 9155 N. 76th St. in partnership with Ascension Wisconsin. Pfizer vaccines will be available for those 12 and older.
The first 100 visitors will receive a $25 Walmart gift card and a safety kit from Milwaukee Health Services. Register on the SDC website. Walk-ins will also be welcome.
Independence First, a disability resource center in Milwaukee located at 510 S. 1st St., is hosting a drive-through and walk-through vaccine clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 14. No appointment needed.
Wisconsin Black Historical Society and COA Youth Center will continue their walk-in vaccine clinics.
The Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 W. Center St., will distribute the Pfizer vaccine from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15.
COA’s Goldin Center, 2320 W. Burleigh St., will operate from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29, offering Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
Gee’s Clippers, 2200 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, offers Pfizer vaccines courtesy of Hayat Pharmacies from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The vaccines will be offered until May 31. To register, visit the Hayat Pharmacies website here. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Mexican Consulate (Consulado de Mexico en Milwaukee) offers vaccines every Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. Supplies are limited. Call (414) 944-7586, extension 143 and 144, to schedule your appointment. Pfizer and Moderna shots are available. The Mexican Consulate is located at 1443 N. Prospect Ave.
Stay in the know
To keep up with the latest information on the vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regularly publish guidance for the immunizations. You can also read our NNS coverage on vaccines.