Washtenaw County receives extra 2,500 COVID vaccine doses for most vulnerable residents
(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, FILE)YPSILANTI, Mich. – The Washtenaw County Health Department has announced a new pilot project as a result of receiving 2,500 additional doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Department applied for the extra vaccines through the MDHHS’ Community Outreach COVID-19 Pilot Project. With the help of local partners and leaders, the Health Department will host several pop-ups in areas with high Social Vulnerability Index. AdPriority areas include the east side of Washtenaw County as well as areas of Ann Arbor and Pittsfield Township including the zip codes 48197, 48198, 48108, and 48105. “The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for all of us, but some areas and communities within Washtenaw County have been more severely impacted,” health officer with Washtenaw County Health Department Jimena Loveluck said in a news release.
Heres where you can get tested for COVID-19 in Washtenaw County right now
Washtenaw County released a list of ongoing and pop-up community testing sites for this week. Tests for residents are being offered through Washtenaw County Public Health in partnership with Michigan Medicine, Packard Health, Kroger and Ypsilanti Community Schools. Heres where you can get tested:Ongoing testing sitesPerry Early Learning Center (550 Perry Street, Ypsilanti Township)Drive-up and walk-up testing is available 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This site is supported by Packard Health and Ypsilanti Community Schools. Ford Elementary School (2440 E. Clark Road, Ypsilanti Township)Drive-up and walk-up testing is available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.