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Washtenaw County offering pop-up COVID vaccine clinic for disability community Friday

A worker readies syringes with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 29, 2021, at "Vaccine Fest," a 24-hour COVID-19 mass vaccination event in Metairie, La., just outside New Orleans, hosted by Ochsner Health System and the Jefferson Parish Government. Every adult in Louisiana over the age of 16 is now eligible to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as the state's expanded eligibility went into effect Monday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
A worker readies syringes with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 29, 2021, at "Vaccine Fest," a 24-hour COVID-19 mass vaccination event in Metairie, La., just outside New Orleans, hosted by Ochsner Health System and the Jefferson Parish Government. Every adult in Louisiana over the age of 16 is now eligible to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as the state's expanded eligibility went into effect Monday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

YPSILANTI, Mich. – Washtenaw County will be hosting a small pop-up COVID vaccination event for the disability community on Friday.

The Moderna vaccine will be administered, which is only intended for individuals age 18 and up.

Anyone with a disability who lives, works or attends school in Washtenaw County can attend the clinic, as well as caregivers and family members if they have not yet received a vaccine.

The drive-thru clinic will take place from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Washtenaw County Health Department at 555 Towner St. in Ypsilanti.

To sign up, click here.

Individuals who do not have internet access can sign up by calling the Health Department at 734-544-6700.

The event is presented by the Washtenaw County Health Department in partnership with Washtenaw ISD and the Center for Independent Living.

For more information on how to get vaccinated in Washtenaw County, visit the Health Department’s website.


About the Author:

Meredith has worked for WDIV since August 2017 and was voted one of Washtenaw County's best journalists in 2019 by eCurrent's readers. She covers the community of Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in International Broadcast Journalism from City University London, UK.