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Expanded Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine, Ford Field Mass Vaccination Site Registration Link

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Last week, the State of Michigan announced expanded vaccine eligibility for Michiganders ages 16 and older with disabilities or medical conditions that put them at high risk of negative COVID-19 outcome beginning Monday, March 22. The state also announced that beginning Monday, April 5, all Michiganders age 16 and up who were not previously eligible will be eligible to receive a vaccine.

Additionally, the White House Coronavirus Task Force announced that Detroit's Ford Field will be converted to a regional mass vaccination site. The site will open on March 24 to administer 6,000 doses a day for two months. Sign-up is now available through these three options:

Text EndCOVID to 75049

Call the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136 (press 1)
Residents who don’t have access to the internet or need assistance navigating through the registration process can use the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline to register. Call Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is expected that the call center will have long wait times, so calling is recommended only for people who cannot register online or by text.