FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2021
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY
WAYNE COUNTY ACCEPTS WALK-UPS AT ALL VACCINE CLINICS, EXPANDS ACCESS WITH 2 NEW LOCATIONS AND OPENS ELIGIBILITY TO ALL WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITIES
Additional Sites Will Increase Capacity to 20,000 Vaccinations Weekly
WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. – The Wayne County Health Department is adding two new COVID-19 vaccination clinics, one in Belleville and another in Flat Rock. The expansion will increase the County’s weekly capacity to as many as 20,000 administered doses between a total of four vaccine clinics.
Additionally, to make it easier for Wayne County residents and workers to get a vaccine, all County sites will accept residents and workers age 16 and older from all Wayne County communities; walk-up appointments are welcomed during regular clinic hours from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Residents and workers may still schedule a vaccination appointment with the Wayne County Health Department by calling toll-free 1-866-610-3885. City of Detroit residents should call 313-230-0505 to schedule an appointment through the Detroit Health Department. All County sites will offer the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, depending on current supplies and shipments.
“Our goal is to get as many shots in arms as fast as we can, and to make it easy for our residents to do that,” said Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans. “We have vaccine. We have four regional clinics. Now is the time for everyone to get vaccinated. The surest way we can put this pandemic behind us is for everyone to get vaccinated as soon as possible.”
The Belleville clinic will open Monday (April 19) at Wayne County Community College-Ted Scott Campus, 9555 Haggerty Road, Belleville, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
The Flat Rock clinic will also open Monday and will be located at the Flat Rock Community Center, 1 Maguire Street, Flat Rock. The Flat Rock clinic will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
In addition to the two new clinics, the Wayne County Public Health Department welcomes walk-up appointments at its Taylor Clinic 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. This clinic is located at the Wayne County Community College – Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline Rd., Taylor.
For more information on COVID-19 vaccination locations, visit www.waynecounty.com/covid19
or call 1-866-610-3885 to schedule an appointment.