COVID-19 Vaccine Information
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In this video, our Medical Director addresses some common myths associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a time index of topics covered:
- Intro: Dr. Morse introduces herself and explains why her opinion might matter to the listener. She also provides an overview of the current COVID-19 situation.
- 4:49: community/herd immunity
- 11:57: What are the risks of COVID-19 illness compared to risks of the vaccine
- 26:33: We are living in a time of an infodemic (overabundance of information- some accurate and some not accurate)
- 31:57: Q&A: Dr. Morse addresses common COVID-19 questions
Health Officer video: A message for 16-and 17-year-olds
Visit our COVID-19 information page for up-to-date information on the pandemic.
Where can you get vaccinated?
If you would like to schedule an appointment for a first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine through the Mid-Michigan District Health Department, click here.
Do you need help scheduling an appointment?
If you need help scheduling an appointment, you may call 211 or MMDHD at 989-875-3681, option2 for assistance.
If you are over 60 and need help scheduling an appointment, you may call the office on aging near you and they will assist you:
- Tri-County Office on Aging (Clinton County): 517-887-1440
- Gratiot County Commission on Aging: 989-875-5246
- Montcalm County Commission on Aging: 989-831-7476
What you need to know about the vaccine
MMDHD is currently administering the Moderna vaccine. The second dose is given four weeks after the first dose. When you receive your first dose you will be given instructions on what you need to do to get your second dose.
Visit these websites for more information