MATC to Host Public COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Downtown Milwaukee Campus Aug. 17

Ginny Gnadt, Public Relations Coordinator, gnadtv@MATC.EDU

August 05, 2021

MILWAUKEE  -- Milwaukee Area Technical College will host a free, public COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, on the plaza outside the Student Center, 700 W. State St. Both the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the Pfizer vaccine will be available.  

Free vouchers for the parking structure at North 8th and West State Streets, snacks and wellness kits will be offered.

The one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine is recommended for individuals 18 and over; and the two-dose Pfizer vaccine may be administered to anyone 12 years of age and up with parental approval. Vaccines are free, but please bring your insurance card. 

“MATC wants to encourage members of the community, students and staff to get the vaccine to keep everyone safe and healthy,” said Josie Veal, MATC’s public health officer. “This is especially important as the more contagious Delta variant has been reported   in Wisconsin.”

Register at Walk-ins also are welcome. For more information, call 414-297-8095. In case of rain, vaccines will be administered in Room 605 in the Main Building, 1015 N. 6th St. 

Wisconsin’s largest technical college and one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. More than 30,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers more than 170 academic programs; and transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees with more than 40 four-year colleges and universities. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.