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Mass coronavirus vaccination clinic planned for Delta, Menominee counties

It’s at the Island Resort and Casino on March 22 for any eligible county resident. Appointments are required.
Public Health Delta and Menominee Counties.
Public Health Delta and Menominee Counties.(WLUC photo)
Published: Mar. 15, 2021 at 4:28 PM EDT
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ESCANABA, MENOMINEE, Mich. (WLUC) - Public Health Delta & Menominee Counties (PHDM) is partnering with OSF St. Francis Hospital, Hannahville Indian Community, Bellin Health, Gladstone Schools and the Michigan National Guard to hold a large mass clinic for any county resident who is in an eligible population on Monday, March 22, at the Island Casino and Resort Convention Center.

To get an appointment for this clinic, sign-up on the PHDM website at www.phdm.org.

Beginning on March 22, anyone over the age of 50 years old and anyone age 16 and older with disabilities or medical conditions that put them at high risk of a negative COVID-19 outcome will be eligible to receive the vaccine.

On Monday, March 8, PHDM received 900 first doses of the Moderna vaccine. All 900 of these doses were shipped to the Delta County office. OSF St. Francis Hospital also received 100 doses of the Moderna Vaccine and redistributed the vaccine to PHDM. PHDM also received 300 second doses this week.

During the week of March 8 to March 14, PHDM held four clinics and administered 1,627 doses (922 first doses and 705 second doses) to those 60 years of age and older, 50 years of age or older with underlying health conditions, caregivers of children with disabilities, food and beverage processors, agricultural workers, health care workers, first responders, jail staff and pre-K through 12 teachers.

Two of the clinics were second dose clinics. One of the second dose clinics was held at Bay College and the other was held at Carney Evangelical Free Church The first does clinics were held at Bay College and at the Pullman House Supper Club in Menominee.

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