APPLETON, Wis. (Feb. 4, 2022) – On Wednesday, Feb. 9 from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., the Multicultural Coalition, Inc. will hold a free COVID-19 vaccination event at Wilson Middle School, located at 225 N. Badger Ave. in Appleton (map). The community-led event will take place in the school’s cafeteria and feature interpreters for those who speak Hmong or Spanish, snacks, free books for kids, on-site education as well as diapers and personal hygiene products for those who need them.
The Pfizer vaccine will be available for anyone ages five and older; those under 18-years-old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adults can receive their choice of either the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. First, second and/or booster shots will be provided. ID and health insurance are not required.
The second dose clinic for Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will take place on Thursday, March 3 from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Wilson Middle School.
“We held a vaccination clinic at Wilson Middle School back in 2021 and it was a huge success,” explained Dr. Pam Her, co-founder of Multicultural Coalition, Inc. “To be back here and to have seen the impact we’ve made within the community since that time, to see the numbers of people of color getting COVID-19 vaccinations rising in our area and to know it is a direct result of the work we are doing, is so rewarding.”
The vaccination clinic will be hosted by multiple community partners including Multicultural Coalition, Inc., United Way Fox Cities, Red Shoes Inc., Pointters Community Initiatives, Partnership Community Health Center, N.E.W. Hmong Professionals and Casa Hispana, Inc.