Nurse arrested for trying to steal doses of COVID vaccine from TCF Center, police say
DETROIT – Police said that a nurse has been arrested for trying to steal doses of the coronavirus vaccine from the TCF Center in Detroit. UPDATE: Livonia woman charged with trying to steal COVID vaccines while working as nurseAnother nurse witnessed the attempted theft and reported it immediately, police said. The nurse accused of the attempted theft was working for a contractor and had been hired to give the vaccine to Detroit residents. The nurse is accused of taking two syringes of the Pfizer vaccine and putting them in her pocket. Detroit Chief Operating Officer Hakim Berry said that the vaccine is carefully guarded.
Detroit COVID vaccine scheduling call center receives more than 100,000 in 1 day
DETROIT – A Detroit COVID vaccine scheduling call center has received more than 100,000 calls just since 9 a.m. on Monday morning. “Those who predicted that Detroiters would not be interested in receiving the vaccine were clearly incorrect,” Detroit COO Hakim Berry said. READ: Michigan health departments urge patience on COVID vaccines: ‘Demand is overwhelming’The calling center is staffed by Rock Connections. They have already increased the amount of staff from 42 to 56 representatives to book appointments. Detroit COO Hakim BerryREAD: Continuous Michigan COVID coverage