Whitmer Encourages Michigan Residents To Get COVID-19 Booster 6 Months OutOn Wednesday, Nov. 17, Gov. Whitmer encouraged all eligible adults to schedule appointments to receive a booster shot if it has been six months from when they were fully vaccinated.
Detroit Opening COVID Vaccine Appointments For Children Ages 5 To 11 Starting Nov. 8With doctors' offices receiving an overwhelming amount of calls from parents for vaccines, local counties and health clinics are opening, and the City of Detroit is one of them.
University of Michigan Health App Now Allows Patients To Show Proof Of VaccinationInstead of carrying vaccination cards, University of Michigan Health is launching a mobile app to help show proof of vaccine.
MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes: Here's Everything To KnowUnder Michigan’s new sweepstakes, residents age 18 and older who have received one dose of vaccine are eligible to register for a combined total of $5 million in cash giveaways.
Biden To Rush Vaccinators To Michigan As Gov. Whitmer Urges LimitsThe announcement came as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer strongly recommended, but did not order, a two-week pause on face-to-face high school instruction, indoor restaurant dining and youth sports.
Mayor Duggan: 600-700 Calls Per Hour For VaccinationsOperators scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for elderly Detroit residents were receiving 600 to 700 calls per hour Tuesday for appointments as people seek more vaccines than currently are available.
TCF Center To Be Primary Site For COVID-19 Vaccinations, Oakland County Preparing Drive-Thru LocationsThe city of Detroit is planning to use the TCF Center parking lot as the main site for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Michigan Health Officials Emphasize Need For Chickenpox VaccinationMichigan health officials are emphasizing the need to keep children's vaccinations up to date following recent chickenpox outbreaks.
Michigan School Bans Unvaccinated Kids Due To Case Of Whooping CoughA single case of pertussis has led one Michigan school to ban unvaccinated students from class.
Lawyer Wants Oakland County Judge To Order Measles Shots For 4 ChildrenA judge could decide whether to order four children in a Michigan family to get the measles vaccine against the wishes of their parents.
Michigan Confirms First Child Death From Flu This SeasonA child in southeast Michigan has died from the flu, making it the state's first confirmed adolescent death from the virus this season.
Measles Confirmed In Oakland County Adult; First Michigan Case Of 2015Officials say the case may be associated with the recent Disneyland outbreak in California.
Michigan Tightens Rules For Childhood VaccinationsRules that take effect Jan. 1 require parents to take extra steps to refuse the required shots for their children.
Mich. Has High Rate Of Parents Refusing VaccinesLess than 72 percent of young children and 63 percent of Michigan adolescents are fully immunized, according to the Michigan State Medical Society.
Upcoming Clinics Offer Affordable Pet CareThe Michigan Humane Society will host clinics offering low-cost vaccinations and microchipping.