First look at how Ford Field mass vaccination site plans are going

Ford Field COVID-19 vaccine site to administer 335,000 shots over next 2 months

DETROIT – Local 4 is getting a look at how the plan to vaccinate Michigan residents at Ford Field is going.

Michigan residents can register for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Ford Field in Detroit. The vaccination site is set to officially open on March 24.

READ: Ford Field mass COVID vaccination site aims to administer 355,000 vaccines over next 2 months

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that the Ford Field clinic will administer more than 350,000 vaccine doses in the next two months.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, FEMA, Meijer, Henry Ford and the Detroit Lions are working together to get people vaccinated.

FEMA and the Air Force will run the clinic with Meijer and Henry Ford. FEMA’s representative said the Ford Field site is deeply personal to him because family members of his struggled with COVID.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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About the Authors:

Local 4 Defender Shawn Ley is an Emmy award-winning journalist who has been with Local 4 News for more than a decade.

Kayla is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit. Before she joined the team in 2018 she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.