SSM Says Majority Of Their Covid Patients Are Unvaccinated

(Waupun) An official with SSM Health says their hospitals in Waupun, Fond du Lac, and Ripon continue to see the majority of patients admitted for COVID were not vaccinated against the virus. Missy Tate is the Administrator for Ambulatory Operations for SSM Health Greater Fond du Lac Region. She says nearly 40-percent of their hospitalized patients have COVID and of that almost 80-percent are unvaccinated. She says the CDC also is urging people who have received their series of vaccinations against the coronavirus to also get a booster to be considered fully vaccinated and prevent hospitalization. SSM Health will have a Moderna booster clinic at Ripon Community Hospital Tuesday from 8am to 4pm. Appointments can be made by calling 920-745-3520. Walk-ins will be accepted.