Pull Over Prevention and COVID vaccine clinic to take place Saturday in Ypsilanti

YPSILANTI, Mich. – On Saturday, community members can be vaccinated against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 while getting minor repairs done to their cars.

Southeast MI Pull Over Prevention is hosting another prevention clinic and mutual fair at Ypsilanti’s Masjid Ibrahim from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The community group has hosted several prevention clinics over the past year providing free exterior car repairs intended to help community members avoid traffic stops with police. Repairs include lights, tire pressure and fluid levels checks.

Washtenaw County Health Department will be on-site giving COVID-19 vaccines between 10 a.m. and noon. Appointments can be scheduled over the phone by calling 734-787-6477 or 734-492-5747 to schedule in Spanish.

Several other Washtenaw County organizations will participate to give away lunch, face masks, pet supplies, test kits and Narcan, a nasal spray that is used to treat narcotic overdoses.

Participating organizations include:

  • Care Seats of Michigan
  • Pet Pals Mutual Aid
  • FedUp Ministries
  • Peace House Ypsi
  • Washtenaw Camp Outreach
  • Packard Health
  • Washtenaw County Health Department
  • Huron Valley Democratic Socialists of America
  • Home of New Vision

Volunteers are needed for the event. Those interested can submit their information here.

Learn more about the event through the Pull Over Prevent Facebook page.

Masjid Ibrahim is at 315 S. Ford Blvd in Ypsilanti.

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