Watch: Michigan Gov. Whitmer discusses COVID-19 vaccinations from Ford Field

Ford Field to administer COVID-19 vaccines to Michigan residents

DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke Thursday from Ford Field about COVID-19 vaccinations.

Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist talked about the registration and vaccination campaign launch and the goal to get as many Michiganders as possible vaccinated.

You can watch the full replay in the video above.

Ford Field was selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a vaccination site that will operate from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. seven days per week for eight weeks.

The site has the capacity to administer 6,000 doses to residents in Southeast Michigan every day, officials said. Residents can get vaccinated for free, and insurance is not required.

Any Michigan resident who is currently eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine can register for an appointment.


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