Have you been vaccinated? Krispy Kreme giving away free doughnuts for showing COVID vaccination card
Krispy Kreme is finding ways to be sweet as the U.S. continues to scale COVID-19 vaccinations. To show our support for those who choose to get vaccinated, starting Monday, 3/22, anyone who shows their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card will receive a free Original Glazed® doughnut. Krispy Kreme is hoping to encourage more people to get vaccinated with a free sweet treat through the end of 2021. Beginning Monday, March 22, the company is giving away a free Original Glazed doughnut to anyone who has received a dose of the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine just by showing their vaccination card. READ: Government leaders tour Ford Field COVID-19 vaccination site in Detroit“As the U.S. continues to scale COVID-19 vaccinations, Krispy Kreme wanted to find a way to show our support for those who are protecting themselves and other by getting vaccinated,” read a statement on the company’s website.
Why you shouldn’t post a selfie with your COVID vaccine card
Of course people are excited to finally receive their long-awaited coronavirus vaccination -- but experts are warning against posting your vaccine card on social media. “Those things may not seem problematic, but whenever you put them in the hands of a scammer ... (they) can access all kinds of information just by having that information,” Blankenship said. They can search your name, they can find out more identifying information about you and that can compromise your personal information,” Blankenship said. Officials also say there is a fear that posting these images can give an advantage to scammers who are making counterfeit vaccine cards. They can then input other people’s personal information; they can put anyone’s name into that card, and it has the date on there,” Blankenship said.
Macomb County opens Sterling Heights COVID vaccination site for seniors
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – From Detroit to Macomb County, there are new initiatives being rolled out to help ensure seniors receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. But now Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel says the county is expanding vaccine eligibility criteria and is lowering that requirement. Anyone who is a resident of Macomb County, who is 60 or older, get them on that list,” Hackel said. To make a vaccination appointment in Macomb County, call the SMART Macomb Vaccine lines at 586-421-6579 or e-mail email@example.com with a name, phone number, address and date of birth. AdREAD: Macomb County reaches out to seniors, offers vaccines, rides to get itREAD: A look into Macomb County’s SMART bus COVID vaccination program