Helping senior citizens in Michigan navigate the COVID-19 vaccination process

Helping Michigan seniors navigate the COVID-19 vaccine process

DETROIT – There are a lot of seniors in Metro Detroit eager to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

They may have a tougher time finding out when and where and how to make that happen. But there are ways to help them.

Julie Edgar is helping her parents through the process. The Area Agency on Aging is already being flooded with calls.

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The advice is to touch base with the seniors in your life, contact their medical professionals or their health care system -- or just call your local health department. There are opportunities to book appointments over the phone if the internet isn’t an option.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.