Wisconsin Re-Launches “You Stop the Spread” Multimedia Campaign
Encourages People to Get Vaccinated to Protect Themselves and Their Communities from COVID-19
Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced the re-launch of You Stop the Spread, a statewide multimedia campaign to inform and encourage Wisconsinites to take action and get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they can.
“Wisconsinites are no strangers to rolling up their sleeves and getting the job done – and getting vaccinated to stop the spread of COVID-19 is no different,” said Gov. Evers. “Each of us have our own reasons for getting the vaccine, and we hope folks will participate by posting photos to share with friends and neighbors about why you chose to get the shot.”
The campaign will also uses social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, and Snapchat. This updated round of materials emphasizes the importance of becoming fully vaccinated and following key COVID-19 safety guidelines when necessary. You Stop the Spread also aims to connect individuals with the information they need to make an informed decision about getting vaccinated.
“The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and one of the most effective tools we have for stopping the spread of COVID-19,” said DHS Secretary-designee Karen Timberlake. “We encourage everyone to get vaccinated to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their communities from COVID-19.”
Since Wisconsin began vaccinating in December 2020, over 5.2 million doses have been administered in the state. Nearly half (48.6%) of the total population have received at least one dose, and 43.2% have been fully vaccinated. Ultimately, we hope to achieve an 80% or more vaccination level in Wisconsin to keep us all safe and get back to the things we love. To find a vaccine provider near you, go to vaccines.gov(link is external) or call 211 (or 877-947-2211).
To learn more about how the COVID-19 vaccines were developed, the science behind them, and to get answers to any of your other vaccine questions, visit the DHS COVID-19 Vaccine page or call 211.
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- DHS Now Tracking SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern B.1.617.2, the Delta Variant - Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Jun 16th, 2021
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