Press Release

SPOONER, WI — Due to a lower demand in the area, Spooner Health will soon be closing their public vaccination clinic. In consultation with Washburn County Public Health, they are confident they can meet the demands of the county moving forward. Since Spooner Health was receiving the Pfizer vaccine, the upcoming clinic scheduled on April 21 may be the last opportunity for those wishing to receive the Pfizer vaccine.

The Pfizer vaccine is approved for individuals 16 years of age or up so if you are between the ages of 16 and 17 or if you are 18 years of age and older and have been wanting the Pfizer vaccine, you are encouraged to sign up online at SpoonerHealth.com/Vaccine. Registration will open on Thursday, April 15 at 2:00 p.m.

Washburn County Public Health will continue to deliver approved vaccines for individuals 18 years of age or older.

With the upcoming closure of the Spooner Health public vaccination clinic, individuals 16-17 years of age will need to seek vaccination with their medical provider or at one of the community-based vaccination sites in our region.

Starting Tuesday, April 20 a community-based vaccination clinic carrying the Pfizer vaccine will be opening in Rice Lake. Other sites include Eau Claire and Superior.

Washburn County Public Health will continue to deliver approved vaccines for individuals 18 years of age or older.

Community members can keep up to date with the latest vaccine clinic news on Spooner Health’s Facebook page (@SpoonerHealth) and at www.SpoonerHealth.com/Vaccine.


Spooner Health

Spooner Health is a licensed 25-bed critical access hospital with a wide range of services from emergency and inpatient care to outpatient therapy, surgery and diagnostic imaging. Spooner Health is dedicated to providing high quality healthcare with excellent service.


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