Detroit expands COVID vaccination capacity at TCF Center
DETROIT – The city of Detroit is adding vaccine capacity at the TCF Center as it has received an influx of appointments as a result of eligibility expansion. That means any Detroit resident can call to schedule an appointment to be vaccinated at the TCF Center. READ: Detroit expands COVID vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and olderThe TCF Center will start offering an indoor walk-up option to expand daily vaccination capacity from 5,000 doses per day to 8,000 per day starting next week. City employees can bring family members to get vaccinated at the TCF Center on April 10. Employees can call 313-230-0505 and let the operator know they are calling to schedule an appointment for City Employee Family Vaccination Day.
Detroit expands COVID vaccine eligibility to all residents age 50 and up
Yvonne Gibbs, 72, receives Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, Jan. 27, 2021, at the TCF Center in Detroit. COVID-19 hit Detroit hard. Detroit recorded 431 confirmed COVID cases on March 30, 2020, and another 387 two days later, according to the city's Health Department. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)DETROIT – The city of Detroit is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all residents age 50 and up starting Wednesday, March 17. Any Detroiter age 50 or older can set up a vaccine appointment now, Mayor Mike Duggan announced.
Detroit expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include food workers, janitors, security guards
DETROIT – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced the expansion of the city’s vaccine eligibility to restaurant workers, grocery store employees, janitors and security guards. “We have more good news in the health department’s effort to get more vaccines out to more Detroiters,” Duggan said. Anybody handling food or beverages or food supply. Duggan said anyone who works in the qualifying industries can get a COVID-19 vaccination no matter how old they are. READ: Food service workers in Detroit are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccineThe full list of those eligible includes the following: