Packers collaborate with local health officials to turn Lambeau Field into community vaccination site

Packers collaborate with local health officials to turn Lambeau Field into community vaccination site

March 12, 2021 9:16 AM

Logan Rude

Posted: March 12, 2021 9:16 AM

Photo by Flickr user Jeramey Jannene

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Lambeau Field will soon be used as a community vaccination site capable of vaccinating thousands of Wisconsinites each week.

The Packers announced Friday that they plan to partner with Bellin Health and Brown County Public Health to use the stadium for vaccinations starting March 17.

Bellin Health President and CEO Chris Woleske said the clinic will start operations in the atrium and may expand to other parts of the stadium as supply and weather permit. Woleske said the site will start with the capacity to vaccinate 6,000 people per week. That could ramp up to 10,000 people per week if supply is available.

“This is a true community effort to get shots in arms, and we couldn’t ask for better partners in this effort than Brown County Public Health and the Green Bay Packers,” Woleske said. “We want to make it as easy as possible for all who are eligible to get vaccinated, which ultimately will be our ticket out of this pandemic and back to our normal lives.”

Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said using Lambeau as a vaccination site will give area residents a…

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