APPLETON POST CRESCENT: Getting a COVID-19 vaccine was already tough for Wisconsinites with disabilities. Then, some providers weren't aware they were eligible.
Vaccine rollout in Wisconsin is going study, but there has been a lot of confusion about who is eligible when. People who are in long-term care programs, such as IRIS and Family Care, became eligible on March 1st, but many providers were unaware of that. People who were eligible were trying to schedule their vaccine were being denied because the provider didn't know that they became eligible. The Department of Health clarified it's priority list, but advocates say there are still many barriers to getting vaccinated.