DEARBORN – COVID-19 vaccines for people who are age 65 and older and are residents of seven communities will be offered March 5 to 11.
Residents of Allen Park, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Inkster, Garden City, Melvindale and Redford Township are eligible. The vaccines are available for these residents through a collaboration between the seven communities, with support from Wayne County.
Appointments are required and must be made online at www.cityofdearborn.org/covid.
The vaccine clinics will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 5 to 11 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn. Use the theater entrance, which is on the west side of the building.
This is not a walk-in clinic and those without an appointment will be asked to make one online for a future time.
Vaccines are administered by the Dearborn Fire Department and are from Moderna. People will be given a date for their second appointment once they receive their first shot.
The communities are following the criteria established by Wayne County for who qualifies for a vaccination. As of March 4, Wayne County has specified that only people who are 65 or older can receive the vaccines. Criteria may change.
Wayne County residents may also seek vaccine appointments through their health care systems and designated pharmacies. go to www.waynecounty.com/covid19/home.aspx for details.