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“It was a Miracle.” 65 and older now receiving COVID-19 vaccines

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WESTON, Wis. (WAOW) -- Doug and Joan Cyvela are regular people. They're not healthcare workers or first responders, just a married couple over the age of 65.

Now, they're on their way to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

As of Monday, folks 65 and older are eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine in Wisconsin. Doug and Joan checked in at the Marshfield Medical Center in Weston at 9 a.m. that morning.

"We've been waiting a long time," Doug told me as he waited for his shot. Joan summed her feelings up in one word, "Grateful."

After a quick poke in the arm, Joan turned to her vaccinator and said, "you are good." Afterwards, she told me, "it was a miracle happening."

Across it's health system, Marshfield clinic received 30,000 requests for the vaccine. You can sign up by clicking on this link and taking the survey.

If you are an Aspirus Patient, click here to submit a request for vaccination.

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