Walk-in COVID vaccinations available Tuesday, March 23 for Dearborn-area residents over 50

Moderna vaccines offered from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday

FILE - In this Friday, March 19, 2021 file photo Medical staff members administer the AstraZeneca vaccine at La Nuvola (The Cloud) convention center that was temporarily turned into a COVID-19 vaccination hub, in Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) (Gregorio Borgia, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

DEARBORN, Mich. – Walk-in coronavirus vaccinations are being offered to Dearborn-area residents aged 50 and older on Tuesday, March 23.

From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, individuals who are 50 years old or older and live in Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Inkster, Redford, Allen Park, Garden City or Melvindale can receive a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center.

Individuals will be required to wear face coverings at all times, and must present a photo ID upon entry.

Dearborn residents seeking to schedule a specific COVID-19 vaccination appointment can do so at the city’s website right here.

As of Monday, March 22, all Michigan residents 50 years old and older are now eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine. Michigan residents aged 16 and up who have disabilities and/or medical conditions, as well as their caregiver family members and guardians, are also eligible to get vaccinated.

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The city of Detroit has expanded COVID vaccine eligibility criteria to include anyone 18 and older who lives or works in the city and has to report to work.

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