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How to schedule an appointment
Appointments are available at UW Health clinics in Wisconsin and Rockford, Ill. Patients can login to their MyChart accounts and schedule an appointment.
Schedule a vaccine appointment
Login to your MyChart account
Once you log in, select Visits and then Schedule an appointment
Select Covid-19 and/or Flu vaccine from the available options
If you do not have a MyChart account, you can sign up today.
If you are unable to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment on MyChart, please contact your primary care provider’s clinic directly (find your UW Health location). COVID-19 vaccines are also available at pharmacies and other health care locations, to find a location near you, visit vaccines.gov.
Billing and Insurance
COVID-19 vaccines are no longer provided free of charge from the federal government. Patient’s insurance will be billed for the vaccines. Most insurers will cover vaccine fees, but some do not. Before your visit, call the customer service number listed on your insurance card to find out if your plan covers these fees.
The latest info
Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations
Children 6 months–4 years of age may need additional doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccine to be up to date, depending on the number of doses and brand of vaccine previously received.
Everyone 5 years of age and older should get one updated COVID-19 vaccine at least two months after getting their last dose of any COVID-19 vaccine.
You are up to date when you get 1 updated COVID-19 vaccine.
People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised may get additional doses of updated COVID-19 vaccine. Talk to your health care provider about additional updated doses.
What to expect
After your COVID-19 vaccine
Normal side effects you might experience include:
Injection site pain
Injection site swelling
Injection site redness
Swollen lymph nodes
Call your provider if :
Normal side effects listed above last for more than 72 hours
You have had exposure to someone with a diagnosed COVID-19 infection
You are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (listed below, not considered a normal side effect)
Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, chills, cough, stuffy nose, headache, shortness of breath, chest tightness, sore throat, lack of smell or taste, severe fatigue/exhaustion, muscle pain, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting.
Note: You cannot get COVID-19 infection from the vaccine; however, you can contract COVID-19 infection through normal community exposure.
Symptoms/side effects for which you should seek immediate medical care:
Swelling of your face and throat
A fast heartbeat
A bad rash all over your body
Dizziness and weakness
Although most people who have COVID-19 have mild symptoms, COVID-19 can also cause some people to get much sicker. Older adults and people with serious health problems are at a higher risk.