GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Wisconsin saw “shots in the arm” to fight COVID-19 increase for the 7th time in 8 weeks. Now the state can say 2 out of 3 adults have rolled up their sleeves for protection against COVID-19.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reports 66.7% of Wisconsin’s adult population received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 63% of the adults completed their vaccine series.
Those receiving their first dose now until next Sunday, September 19 is eligible for a $100 reward card from the state.
It’s an effort to get more people vaccinated. However, it gives scammers another opportunity to take advantage of people too.
“It is never shocking. we know that scammers watch the news,” said Susan Bach, Northeast Wisconsin Regional Director for the Better Business Bureau. “They see what’s happening on the news and if there’s any kind of confusion, they try and capitalize on that and figure out how they can…