Detroit adds 2 more Saturday COVID vaccination clinics for seniors
DETROIT – The city of Detroit opened two new senior vaccination sites on Saturday to expand its efforts to get COVID vaccination clinics into communities. More: Detroit launches ‘Senior Saturday’ neighborhood COVID vaccination sitesLike most other regions, Detroit has had to grapple with high demand for coronavirus vaccines. AdThis weekend and every coming weekend for the next month, seniors in Detroit will be able to receive a vaccine from four locations instead of just two. By adding two more locations, the city of Detroit believes it can double the number of vaccinated seniors and reach 2,000 vaccinations each weekend. Local health officials weren’t sure just yet how the authorization would impact weekend vaccine drives -- but more vaccines are certainly better than none.
Detroit launches ‘Senior Saturday’ neighborhood COVID vaccination sites
DETROIT – The city of Detroit is working hard to ensure eligible residents have access to a coronavirus vaccine. Fair says racial discrepancies highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic are one of the reasons why the Detroit Health Department is asking everyone to get vaccinated. The effort is the first in the region to directly bring the COVID vaccine to communities severely impacted by the pandemic. “Don’t be afraid to get the shot, just go for it.”AdDetroit residents who are interested in getting vaccinated but dont have transportation can call the Detroit Health Department to set up an appointment. The department will arrange a cab to pick up eligible individuals and transport them to their vaccination appointment.