COVID-19 Vaccine Program: Biweekly Updates

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Program

This email is being sent to local health officers, tribal health directors, COVID-19 vaccinators, COVID-19 vaccine stakeholders, HERC coordinators, and key DHS staff.

Upcoming Important Dates

8/1/23: Last day to place COVID-19 vaccine orders through RedCap

As the COVID-19 vaccines transition to commercialization with a newly formulated vaccine expected this fall, the use and availability of the current COVID-19 vaccines is winding down. The last day and time to place orders for COVID-19 vaccines for Wisconsin vaccinators will be noon on August 1, 2023.

8/2/23: Vaccinators to begin managing inventory on

Currently, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) manages the inventory information on on behalf of vaccinators. Effective August 2, 2023, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) will transfer the responsibility of managing and reporting COVID-19 vaccine inventory information on to vaccinators. 

Read the full bulletin regarding the change to that went out on Wednesday, July 12.

Moderna Under 6 Shelf-Life Extension 

A shelf-life extension request has been made for all Moderna Under 6 vaccines lots. This includes Lots 201L22A, 214L22A, 215L22A, and 216L22A. Note that you may receive doses of this product with less than 30 days until expiration. Please do not discard any inventory of this product due to the anticipated, potential shelf-life extension.

Moderna expiration dates

*McKesson may ship Moderna under 6 product within less than 30 days prior to product expiration date in order to prevent disrupting product distribution. 

Vaccine Commercialization Transition Resources  

Bridge Access Program resources  

In Case You Missed It   

Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Program Monthly Webinars   

The Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccine Program webinars are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. The next webinar will be held on August 8. The webinars are used to discuss COVID-19 vaccines, vaccination, and vaccine commercialization. 

Register for the meeting series here. Watch recordings of past webinars here. 

Vaccine Trainings and Resources    

Pfizer vaccine training webinars have transitioned from live events to on demand content for all healthcare providers:     

Moderna has educational resources available on their website:     

Novavax is offering office hours on the following dates:

  • August 3 at 11:00 a.m.
  • August 9 at 2:00 p.m.
  • August 15 at 1:00 p.m. 

Please use this link to register: