EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – The vaccination process continues in Eau Claire County as Department of Health Director Lieske Giese received her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday.
Giese is considered a frontline healthcare worker due to her contacts with COVID positive patients and her role as a nurse and the likely role of administering COVID vaccines now that the health department is a vaccinator approved.
Giese says that on Tuesday, January 12, 5,500 community members in Eau Claire County received a first dose of the vaccine.
She says supply continues to be limited, but anticipates more will arrive soon. The hope is to go beyond group 1A of healthcare workers soon.
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