Consult your family’s healthcare provider if you feel you have a condition that may preclude you from getting vaccinated. There are no more restrictions according to risk, and every adult and child over the age of five is eligible to be vaccinated.
Appointments are required before receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. Call your primary care provider at the Platteville Clinic, call 608-348-4330 to schedule your vaccine shot or booster shot.
Click below vaccine FAQs, why you should get vaccinated & vaccine facts and myths.
Appointments are required before any COVID-19 test. Please call the Platteville Clinic at 608-348-4330 ahead of time to schedule your COVID-19 test with your primary care provider. There are other testing options available, along with testing at Southwest Health.
COVID-19 Testing Options:
- Walgreens – Platteville & Dubuque
- Hartig Drug – Platteville, Prairie du Chien & Dubuque
- Hometown Pharmacy – Cuba City & Lancaster
- UW Platteville – Hugunin Hall – www.wihealthconnect.com
- Grant County Health Department located at the former Shopko location
(FREE) M/W/F 10 AM – 12 PM, walk-ins welcome
THIS IS A SAFE FACILITY
We continually monitor the COVID cases in our community and region and adjust our policies as needed. At this time, we have no restrictions on our patient or visitor policy.
The best info on COVID dangers in Wisconsin comes from our own hospitals. And an even better indicator than the number of cases (which depends on the number of people being tested) is the number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized per day. This is always an important number, regardless of how many people are being tested. Click here to find current hospitalization figures as well as the updated graph showing the trends on the Wisconsin Hospital Association’s dashboard.
EMERGENCY AND URGENT CARE
Do not call 911 for general COVID-19 symptoms. Dial 911 only if you’re having severe difficulty breathing or have another life-threatening emergency.
Do not come to our Emergency Department or Urgent Care for COVID-19 testing or for vaccines. If you have a positive COVID test at home – DO NOT come in to get a test to see if you are truly positive – if your home test is positive – you are positive and need to quarantine.
The Vaccine Clinic is located in our Infusion Center, accessible through our main (blue) entrance at 1400 East Side Road. Please call 608-348-4330 ahead of time to schedule your COVID vaccine.
All COVID Testing needs to be done with your primary care provider if you have symptoms. Please call the Platteville Clinic at 608-348-4330 ahead of time to schedule an appointment.
There are other testing options available along with testing at Southwest Health listed above.
PHARMACY: CURB-SIDE PICK-UP AND FREE DELIVERY
The Pharmacy at Southwest Health offers curbside pickup of prescriptions in addition to our standard free delivery service. You can avoid coming to the pharmacy to pick up your prescriptions. Call The Pharmacy at (608) 342-6200 with questions.
YOUR MENTAL HEALTH
Job loss, money troubles, worries about family, anxiety and stress, social distancing, and more. It’s a lot to handle. You’re not alone. Thankfully, there is help. Click here for the Southwest Wisconsin Behavioral Health Partnership website offering links to help and info you can use.
EASY CONNECT WITH SOCIAL SERVICES HELP
For help with food and other vital family and social needs, call 211. Trained staff have info on lots of local services to benefit you and your family. They help a great many people every week. Anyone can call. Just dial 211. It’s available 24/7.
OTHER IMPORTANT RESOURCES
In addition to Southwest Health, the CDC is also a trusted and reliable source of up-to-date information. Here are some important links: