Gov. Gretchen Whitmer introduced Wednesday the state could be increasing entry to the coronavirus vaccine to individuals 50 years outdated and older.
That doesn’t essentially imply that they’re going to have the ability to be vaccinated immediately, nevertheless.
The announcement caught well being departments and senior residents off guard. Now there’s a rush for them to try to safe their place within the line for a COVID vaccine earlier than the pool expands by greater than 1,000,000 individuals.
Now simply because extra might be allowed to get the vaccine doesn’t imply youthful individuals will get the vaccine earlier than seniors. The main target in Oakland County might be on the aged.
Macomb County government Mark Hackel mentioned they can even prioritize seniors.
Whereas these 50 and older could expertise delays within the county they name residence, they could have higher luck with pharmacies. Residents can register at Meijer, Ceremony Support and the Medicine Shoppe.
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