(CBS DETROIT) – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Wednesday that the city will offer vaccinations for Detroiters age 12-15.
Now that the Pfizer vaccine has received CDC approval, we have made arrangements for it to be available at each of our walk-in and drive-up locations. While available, it will be up to parents to make the best decision for their family whether to have their children vaccinated.READ MORE: 'Our Pure Michigan Summer Is Back,' Whitmer Officially Announces Mask Mandate, Some COVID Restrictions Lifted
— Mayor Mike Duggan (@MayorMikeDuggan) May 12, 2021
The mayor added that the city’s Good Neighborhood $50 incentive would not be offered if the person receiving the vaccination is under the age of 18.
Starting Thursday, parents can either call to schedule an appointment for their child or children ages 12-15, or go straight to one of the clinics run by the health department.
Locations currently available are:
M-F locations (hours vary)
- TCF Center
- Northwest Activities Center
- Samaritan Center
- Farwell Recreation Center
- Roberto Clemente Recreation Center
- Clark Park
- Straight Gate Church
Saturday locations (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)READ MORE: Whitmer Announces Plan To Expand Tuition-Free College To 22,000 Additional Michiganders
- Greater Grace Temple
- Kemeny Recreation Center
- Grace Community Church
- New Providence Baptist Church
- Greater Emmanuel COGIC
- Galilee Baptist Church
How to get an appointment for Detroiters age 12-17
To get a vaccination, a child can arrive with a parent or guardian at any of the city-run walk-in locations, or the parent or guardian can schedule an appointment by calling 313-230-0505.
The scheduling call center is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The parent or guardian will need to sign a consent form and provide identification.
A parent or guardian must accompany any child ages 12-17 to their appointment. Children under the age of 17 will not need proof of identification.
A full list and map of locations can be found here.
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