Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes visited the Ho-Chunk Nation District 1 Community Center on Thursday, March 25.
Evers and Barnes toured the facility to witness the immunization clinic take place, where many people came to get their COVID – 19 vaccines.
Following the tour, a press conference was held in the small gym. President Marlon WhiteEagle, Health Department Executive Director Kiana Beaudin, Department of Health Services Karen Timberlake, Gov. Evers, and Lt. Gov. Barnes, made statements to the press about the great strides the Ho-Chunk Nation has made in offering vaccinations to the entire community.
Gov. Evers said that he has never seen an immunization clinic that provided the services in such an uplifting and happy manner.
After the press conference, Gov. Evers and Lt. Gov. Barnes met with healthcare professionals in a round-table discussion.