04/14/2021

It’s #WorthAShot: Campus is encouraged to get vaccine

With vaccines being available to anyone aged 16 or older in Wisconsin, the entire campus community is encouraged to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

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President Scott Bierman, Provost Eric Boynton, and Dean of Students Cecil Youngblood sent a message to the community urging campus all to get the vaccine when they are able to.

“To be a fully in-person residential campus filled with activities, sports, theater, dance, and music, we need to be vaccinated. As the vaccine rollout continues, we encourage your full participation to give us the best shot at being together, in person, on campus. Get the vaccine. It’s how we will be able to be together, and share in the experience that makes Beloit, Beloit.”

What you need to know

“Everyone in Wisconsin ages 16 and older is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine,” according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Employees had the opportunity to receive vaccines through the Beloit Health System in March. Many are getting their second shot this month.

Students have the opportunity to get vaccines on-campus during the week of April 19. In order to participate, students must pre-register by Tuesday, April 20 at 9:00am. Students who pre-register will receive a calendar link to sign up for an appointment.

There are other opportunities and options in the local area for employees and students to get vaccinated.

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