Mobile clinic aims to get more people vaccinated by bringing shot to Metro Detroiters

BERKLEY, Mich. – A new effort to get the vaccine to Metro Detroiters in their own backyards began Friday.

Yad Ezra, a kosher food pantry in Berkley, hosted the clinic in partnership with Wayne Health’s mobile unit and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

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They offered 300 Moderna vaccinations Friday and by noon, they have administered about 100.

The clinic is both walk-up and drive-thru.

“We like to do things that serve the greater community,” said Leah Luger. “A number of our clients trust us because they have been coming to us for so many years and so the idea of having a vaccine pop up clinic here, I thought that might be a way to sway some people who were reluctant or hesitant about getting the vaccine, because they know and trust us.”

The vaccine clinic ends at 3 p.m.

For more information, call 248-548-3663 or email info@yadezra.org.


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