Oakland County is setting aside 5,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID-19 vaccine for residents ages 18-24 to help ensure college students get vaccinated and don’t spread the virus.
The Oakland County Health Division made this announcement after Oakland University said it will require students living on the Rochester campus to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Meanwhile, the county will conduct 15 COVID-19 vaccine clinics by appointment only the week of Tuesday, April 6 to Monday, April 12 in the following communities: Holly, Rochester, West Bloomfield, Southfield, Hazel Park, Waterford, Pontiac, Royal Oak Township and Novi.
To find and schedule a COVID vaccine appointment in Oakland County, go here.
The county offered this current breakdown of the vaccine doses it has available:
|Manufacturer||1st Dose||2nd Dose||Total Doses|
|Johnson & Johnson||14,300||N/A||14,300|
The following is an update on progress vaccinating Oakland County residents, according to the State of Michigan COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard as of April 4, 2021:
Total eligible residents: 1,029,737
- Number of residents who have received first dose: 416,923
- Number of residents who have completed vaccination: 242,672
- Vaccine coverage of at least one dose: 40.5%
Total eligible senior residents 65 and older: 217,676
- Number of senior residents who have received first dose: 154.481
- Number of senior residents who have completed vaccination: 123,487
- Vaccine coverage for senior residents at least one dose: 70.9%
Total doses distributed by state within Oakland County: 579,655
- Total doses administered within Oakland County: 650,274
- Percentage of doses administered within Oakland County: N/A