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SSM Health administers second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Published: Jan. 5, 2021 at 12:43 PM CST
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Three weeks after administering the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine to healthcare workers, SSM Health has started to administer second doses.

The vaccine is 95% effective in preventing COVID-19 after the second dose, SSM Health says—citing data from clinical trials.

SSM Health Family Medicine Physician Dr. Zorba Paster, among others, received his second dose Tuesday.

Dr. Zorba Paster, SSM Health Family Medicine Physician, receiving his second dose of the vaccine.
Dr. Zorba Paster, SSM Health Family Medicine Physician, receiving his second dose of the vaccine.(SSM Health)

SSM Health says today, more than 7,000 of their employees in Wisconsin have received the vaccine.

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