Appointments for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will be available at Ford Field

Appointments available May 4 - May 17

A box containing the Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine sits in a cooler at a Cedars-Sinai sponsored pop-up vaccine clinic at the Watts-Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 28, 2021. California, swimming in vaccine, is in a far different place than it was just weeks ago when simply scoring an appointment was cause for celebration. Today, Los Angeles, San Diego and other populous counties are advertising that anyone can walk in for a shot and the state is texting reminders that plenty of appointments are available. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) (Jae C. Hong, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

DETROIT – The one-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will be available at the Ford Field in Detroit from May 4 through May 17.

The site will also be offering second doses of the Pfizer vaccine for anyone who needs it no matter where the first dose was received. The patient must have received the first dose 21 days before receiving the second dose and they should bring their vaccination card with them.

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Ford Field will accept walk-ins starting May 4, but people are still encouraged to register for an appointment by texting EndCOVID to 75049 or calling the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136.

Walk-ins should enter Ford Field through Gate G. The hours run from 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. every day of the week through May 17.

The vaccine is free and insurance is not required. Anyone 18 years old or older is eligible to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone 16 years old and older.

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