COVID-19 Vaccine Information
We know you have many questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Please understand that details are changing rapidly. Below are some answers to frequently asked questions. These will continue to be updated as information becomes available.
Start with your local health system or public health department
In an effort to provide you with the most up-to-date information on where the vaccine is available and how to schedule an appointment, we encourage you to check with your local health system or health department. These are the organizations that currently have the vaccine and are beginning the process of vaccinating those now eligible to receive it.
There is no cost to you to receive the vaccine, no matter where you get it.
Here’s an easy-to-use tool that helps you find vaccine locations by entering your zip code:
Following is a list of many (but not all) of the state’s health systems and resources:
- State of Michigan (includes a list of public health department and vaccination sites) - Individuals who do not have access to the internet can call the MDHHS vaccine hotline at 888-535-6136 and press option “5” for help finding information about vaccination in your area and to schedule an appointment, if available.
- Henry Ford Health System
- Ascension (includes Borgess, Genesys, Providence and St. John)
- Covenant HealthCare
- Detroit Medical Center (DMC)
- Hurley Medical Center
- McLaren Health Care
- MidMichigan Health
- Michigan Medicine
- Sparrow Health System
- Spectrum Health
- Trinity Health (includes St. Joseph Mercy and Mercy Health)
Some pharmacies and other retail outlets are beginning to receive the vaccine. For the latest list of participating pharmacies, visit the CDC website. It’s important to remember that participating pharmacies vary by state and may change, so make sure you’re looking at list of Michigan pharmacies.
When you've been fully vaccinated
The CDC has issued guidelines for what you can do and what you shouldn’t do once you’re fully vaccinated. You can find those guidelines on the CDC website.
Midwest governors encourage residents to plan for vaccination