COVID Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

 

 Alert! We are experiencing a high volume of calls and you may experience delays when trying to reach our branch offices by phone. 

Alert! MMDHD pauses use of J&J vaccine

Health Officer videos: How to schedule a vaccination appointment, What to do if you've been exposed

Read our latest press releases: Quarantine confusion , MMDHD pauses use of J&J vaccine

Visit our COVID-19 information page for up-to-date information on the pandemic.

If you are a business/agency in the 1B priority group (critical/essential workforce) and are interested in receiving the vaccine, please fill out this form.

Where can you get vaccinated? 

MID-MICHIGAN DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT (branch offices located in Ithaca, St. Johns and Stanton)
If you are 18 years of age or older, you are eligible to get vaccinated at the Mid-Michigan District Health Department and can make an appointment at any of our clinic sites. All COVID-19 vaccination clinics are by appointment only. We are not able to accommodate walk ins. 

Notice for 16 and 17-year-olds: MMDHD is primarily offering the Moderna vaccine. Those 16 and 17 years of age will need to get the Pfizer vaccine. If your 16 or 17 year-old needs the Pfizer vaccine, you can contact Spectrum HealthSparrow Carson Hospital or the SVSU clinic in Saginaw

Moderna first dose clinics - for those 18 years of age and older - appointments are required
Please read these important scheduling instructions before making an appointment. 

Johnson & Johnson first dose clinics - for those 18 years of age and older - appointments are required

  • DeWitt Township Community Center (16101 Brook Road, Lansing)
    May 3, 2021
    For those living in DeWitt Township or surrounding area 
    To make an appointment, call 616-788-3862

 

You can get vaccinated at a number of places, and we recommend you explore all of these options to increase your chance of getting an appointment:

MDHHS Vaccine Finder- visit their website

Spectrum Health - Visit their website
MidMichigan Medical Center- Gratiot - visit their website
Sparrow - visit their website
McLaren Health Care - visit their website
West Michigan Vaccine Clinic in Grand Rapids - visit their website
Meijer Pharmacy - visit their website
Walgreens - visit their website
Rite Aid- visit their website
HomeTown Pharmacy (DeWitt, Howard City) - visit their website
Walmart Pharmacy- visit their website
FEMA/State of Michigan Ford Field Clinic - visit their website, text "EndCOVID" to 75049, or call 888-535-6136 (press 1) to register.

Who is eligible to get vaccinated?

As of April 5, everyone 16 years of age and older are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Please note that 16 and 17-year-olds must get the Pfizer vaccine and that the Mid-Michigan District Health Department is offering the Moderna vaccine. If you are in need of the Pfizer vaccine for your 16 or 17 year-old, see the options listed in the  "where can you get vaccinated?" section above. 

Do you need help scheduling a COVID-19 vaccination appointment?

      • If you do not have access to the internet or are a senior who needs help scheduling an appointment, you may call 211 and they will assist you.
      • If you are over 65 and do not have internet or struggle to use a computer, 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.

Priority Groups Explained-Learn More
When will you be able to get the vaccine? Learn More
What to expect after getting the COVID-19 vaccine- Learn More
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions- Learn More
How mRNA vaccines work- Learn More

COVID-19 Vaccine Video Series by Dr. Jennifer Morse, Medical Director-
12/15/20: Research, Development and Safety
1/11/21: mRNA vaccines and safety

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates by Health Officer Marcus Cheatham
1/14/21
1/21/21
2/3/21
2/10/21
2/18/21
3/5/21
3/17/21
3/23/21
3/31/21
4/1/21
4/7/21
4/8/21
4/13/21

Visit these websites for more information 

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