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COVID-19 Vaccine Central

The Macomb County Health Department is responsible for making the COVID-19 vaccine available for citizens and those that work to protect us. Working under strict guidelines issued by the CDC and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), residents can be assured that the vaccine is being properly stored, appropriately administered and made available for all who are eligible and wish to receive their vaccine as soon as possible.

 

Macomb County COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard

Total Doses Received 87,805
Doses Administered 65,793
Vaccine Appointments Set 22,012
Number of Appointments available 0

    *Last updated March 2, 2021

Where can I be vaccinated?

Macomb County Health Department

The ability to be vaccinated is based on eligibility guidelines established by the CDC and MDHHS.

The following people are currently eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19:

  • Residents or individuals who work in Macomb County and are above the age of 60
  • Emergency medical service providers, including medical first responders; those who work on a general floor, the emergency room, or an intensive care unit of a hospital
  • Individuals who live or work in any of the following: skilled nursing homes; psychiatric hospitals; homes for the aged; adult foster care; assisted living; home health care.
  • Medical workers with direct patient contact who conduct high-risk procedures such as dentists, endoscopy, dialysis, and mortuary workers.
  • Medical workers that have direct patient contact, such as those who work in outpatient clinics, urgent cares, ambulatory cares, and home health care facilities.
  • Workers with specialized skills critical to the functioning of healthcare systems, such as those who work in a hospital or public health laboratory, pharmacy, and medical waste handlers.
  • Frontline essential workers or volunteers in critical infrastructure sectors, including but not limited to police officers and fire fighters; corrections officers, conservation officers; pre-K through high school teachers, child care workers, and support staff; workers in homeless shelters, congregate child care institutions and adult and child protective services; government employees that perform these functions.
  • Employees in the food processing and agricultural industries

Beginning Monday, March 8, 2021

  • Residents or individuals who work in Macomb County age 50 and older with medical conditions or disabilities and caregiver family members and guardians who care for children with special health care needs.

Beginning Monday, March 22, 2021

  • Residents or individuals who work in Macomb County age 50 and older

Please be aware:

  • Only the person being vaccinated will be allowed in the building to maintain safe social distancing. Exceptions will be made for a family member or caregiver to accompany someone who needs assistance getting into the building.
  • Face masks are required to be worn inside the building.
  • Please reschedule your appointment if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 (such as fever, cough, chills, etc.)
  • There is no cost for vaccination and your insurance will not be billed.

What to bring:

  • A photo identification card
  • If applicable, proof of your occupation (a badge, employee identification card, letter from your employer, etc.)
  • A completed COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Form
  • If you are returning for your second dose, bring your COVID-19 Vaccination Record card.

New vaccination appointments open weekly on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. and close when all available doses have been allocated.

To schedule an appointment, call: 586-463-8777

Or, use the online scheduling system to make an appointment, visit: www.macombgov.org/covidvaccine

Vaccination appointments are available Monday – Saturday between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Vaccines are being administered at:

The Verkuilen Building
Entrance C
21885 Dunham Road
Clinton Township, MI 48036

For efficiency purposes, everyone is asked to bring a completed COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Form to their appointment.

Location (by appointment only)

The Verkuilen Building
Entrance C
21885 Dunham Road
Clinton Township, MI 48036

 

Due to the limited eligibility for vaccination at this time, individuals will be REQUIRED to provide proof of occupation when they arrive at the vaccination site to verify they are a healthcare worker, i.e., employee badge or ID, professional license, or pay stub.

Additional information regarding the vaccine can be found here.

Important Note: Vaccines for the general public are not yet available. Unless you are an individual in one of the specific groups identified above, you cannot get vaccinated at this time. Please be patient and check back regularly for updated information.

Macomb County/SMART/Richmond Lenox EMS Partnership

 

Specifically designed for Macomb County residents aged 60 or above, especially those with mobility or transportation issues. SMART will assists in fielding calls and registering seniors on a wait list, which the county will use to set up appointments when vaccines are available. SMART will also make transportation arrangements for those that request assistance. Vaccines received through this partnership are administered at the Richmond Lenox EMS facility located at 34505 32 Mile Road, Richmond, MI 48062.

Interested seniors should call the SMART Macomb Vaccine Hotline at 586-421-6579 to register for the county waitlist. SMART representatives will be available to take calls between the hours of 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays, and 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sundays.

Seniors or someone they know can avoid the call altogether by emailing the SMART Macomb Vaccine Hotline 24/7 at macombvaccine@smartbus.org, and including their name, address, phone number and date of birth. This is the quickest and easiest way to get registered.

You must be registered. There are no walk-up appointments for COVID-19 vaccines.

Macomb County/SMART/Sterling Heights Senior Center Partnership

 

Specifically designed for Macomb County residents aged 60 or above, especially those with mobility or transportation issues. SMART will assists in fielding calls and registering seniors on a wait list, which the county will use to set up appointments when vaccines are available. SMART will also make transportation arrangements for those that request assistance. Vaccines received through this partnership are administered at the Sterling Heights Senior Center located at 40200 Utica Rd., Sterling Heights, MI 48313.

Interested seniors should call the SMART Macomb Vaccine Hotline at 586-421-6579 to register for the county waitlist. SMART representatives will be available to take calls between the hours of 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays, and 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sundays.

Seniors or someone they know can avoid the call altogether by emailing the SMART Macomb Vaccine Hotline 24/7 at macombvaccine@smartbus.org, and including their name, address, phone number and date of birth. This is the quickest and easiest way to get registered.

You must be registered. There are no walk-up appointments for COVID-19 vaccines.

Meijer

Participants must be registered through the retailer’s online system in order to be scheduled for a vaccine. To register, patients can text COVID to 75049, go online at clinic.meijer.com or simply visit their local pharmacy and ask to register. Once registered, individuals will be notified when a vaccine dose is available for them and an appointment will be offered. They can accept the appointment, decline the appointment and request another, or if they have already received their vaccine, they can ask to be removed from the list.

You must be registered. There are no walk-up appointments for COVID-19 vaccines.

Rite Aid

Several Rite Aid locations across Macomb County will be provided with the COVID-19 vaccine and are actively scheduling appointments based on eligibility. To make an appointment, go to https://www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier

Hospital Systems

Local health systems offer an additional alternative for eligible individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Beaumont Health

Henry Ford Health System

John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit

McLaren Health

St. John's - Ascension Health

 

Vaccine Finder

This additional resource - published as a partnership between the Boston Children's Hospital, CDC, Harvard Medical School and Castlight - may make it possible for you to find a local vaccine provider in your neighborhood: https://vaccinefinder.org/search/

 

 

Are you eligible to be vaccinated yet?

The ability to be vaccinated is based on eligibility guidelines established by the CDC and MDHHS.

The following people are currently eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19:

  • Residents or individuals who work in Macomb County and are above the age of 60
  • Emergency medical service providers, including medical first responders; those who work on a general floor, the emergency room, or an intensive care unit of a hospital
  • Individuals who live or work in any of the following: skilled nursing homes; psychiatric hospitals; homes for the aged; adult foster care; assisted living; home health care.
  • Medical workers with direct patient contact who conduct high-risk procedures such as dentists, endoscopy, dialysis, and mortuary workers.
  • Medical workers that have direct patient contact, such as those who work in outpatient clinics, urgent cares, ambulatory cares, and home health care facilities.
  • Workers with specialized skills critical to the functioning of healthcare systems, such as those who work in a hospital or public health laboratory, pharmacy, and medical waste handlers.
  • Frontline essential workers or volunteers in critical infrastructure sectors, including but not limited to police officers and fire fighters; corrections officers, conservation officers; pre-K through high school teachers, child care workers, and support staff; workers in homeless shelters, congregate child care institutions and adult and child protective services; government employees that perform these functions.
  • Employees in the food processing and agricultural industries

Beginning Monday, March 8, 2021

  • Residents or individuals who work in Macomb County age 50 and older with medical conditions or disabilities and caregiver family members and guardians who care for children with special health care needs.

Beginning Monday, March 22, 2021

  • Residents or individuals who work in Macomb County age 50 and older

New vaccination appointments open weekly on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. and close when all available doses have been allocated.

To schedule an appointment, call: 586-463-8777

Or, use the online scheduling system to make an appointment, visit: www.macombgov.org/covidvaccine

 

 

For those who are not yet eligible to be vaccinated, or have difficulty scheduling an appointment, please be patient. As additional vaccine is made available, more people will be able to be vaccinated. Check back regularly or follow Macomb County Health Department on Facebook

For everyone, even with the vaccine in place and available, we still need to continue to follow safety guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

Additional Materials and Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A

MIchigan Vaccine Dashboard