UW System leaders, Chancellor Blank visit UW–Madison COVID-19 vaccine site

COVID-19 vaccine clinic
At left, nursing instructor Jenn DrakeMS, RN,  oversees nursing student Rylie Wilker administering a vaccination as university officials tour the University Health Services-run COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Nicholas Recreation Center. Photo by Jeff Miller

This story was posted originally on University News by Kelly April Tyrrell.

Since Jan. 5, UW–Madison has administered nearly 10,500 COVID-19 vaccine doses to its community and is preparing to significantly scale up operations as additional supply becomes available.

That’s the message University Health Services shared with Chancellor Rebecca Blank, UW System interim President Tommy Thompson and Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen during a tour of the vaccine clinic at the Nicholas Recreation Center on Tuesday, March 23.

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Find out more about the BN-CoVED project, which is helping to vaccinate Wisconsin with volunteer hours from Nursing School faculty and students.