Wayne County accepting walk-ups at all its COVID-19 vaccine clinics
The Wayne County Health Department is adding two new COVID-19 vaccination clinics, one in Belleville and another in Flat Rock. The expansion will increase the County’s weekly capacity to as many as 20,000 administered doses between a total of four vaccine clinics.
Dearborn nonprofit ACCESS partners with Meijer to offer COVID vaccinations
DEARBORN, Mich. – Dearborn nonprofit ACCESS partnered with Meijer to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to residents in the 50+ group. Original Story: Dearborn nonprofit to offer COVID-19 vaccinations for 50+ phaseIt’s the first large-scale vaccination effort in Dearborn. Residents received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine Thursday at a pop-up clinic in Dearborn. I was very fortunate that my category came up,” said Edith Mulcahy. More info: Michigan COVID-19 vaccinations: How to find appointments, info on phases
Detroit Mayor Duggan to announce new Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine clinic
DETROIT – Monday, March 8, marked the first day COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expanding to Michiganders 50 years old and up with certain health conditions. There are now three vaccines available -- Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. AdIt’s the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that had the Duggan administration making a rare unforced error last week when the mayor turned down 6,200 doses because he wanted Detroiters to “get the best”. CDC: Fully vaccinated people can visit unvaccinated people without masks, social distancingThe White House COVID-19 response team provided an update on the pandemic on Monday afternoon. The guidance was very conservative but does provide a road map for those who are fully vaccinated to begin seeing other people.
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.
Ascension Michigan to close vaccination clinic Tuesday at Macomb Community College
FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2020, file photo, a nurse administers the first of the two Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations in Chicago. Governors and health officials have been reluctant to sign on to a Biden administration plan to open 100 federally supported vaccination sites by the end of February. With vaccine supplies running tight, they want assurances that the doses will come from a separate federal supply and not their own. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)
Washtenaw County, St. Joe’s Ann Arbor open mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Eastern Michigan University
YPSILANTI, Mich. – The Washtenaw County Health Department and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor hospital have partnered to staff a new COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Eastern Michigan University. “Running this community vaccination clinic is a huge undertaking,” Dr. Juan Luis Marquez, medical director at the Washtenaw County Health Department said in a statement. “We are grateful to partner with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor to both continue and expand our community vaccination efforts. Registration will be done through the Washtenaw County Health Department. A member of the national guard is seen assisting in COVID-19 vaccination efforts at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.