Meijer Partners with State of Michigan to Administer Vaccines
The State of Michigan will be partnering with Meijer pharmacies to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
In an announcement today, Meijer has been chosen by the State of Michigan as their initial pharmacy partner to begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine in Michigan. Of the 250 Meijer pharmacies in the United States, 120 of them are right here in Michigan.
Our stores and pharmacies have played a very important role in supporting their communities during this difficult time...We are proud to be chosen by the State of Michigan as a partner to help administer these critical vaccines and we look forward to our expanded role in helping communities throughout the Midwest defeat this pandemic...said Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes.
Meijer will begin to directly receive and administer COVID-19 vaccines starting the week of January 18th in a limited number of Wayne County locations. Patients that are 65-years-old and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine. The specific store locations in Wayne County have yet to be selected.
The State of Michigan is proud to partner with Meijer to help distribute the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine to Michiganders across the state," "One of the most important things all Michiganders can do right now is to make a plan to get the vaccine when it becomes available to you. Remember, it will take some time to distribute the vaccine to all Michiganders, so please be patient. And until we end the pandemic once and for all, remember to mask up, practice safe social distancing, and avoid indoor gatherings where the virus can spread easily from person to person. We will get through this together...said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Those who wish to register for the vaccine can do so in one of the vaccines can text COVID to 75049 to get the link or go directly to clinic.meijer.com. As more doses become available, more locations will begin to administer the vaccine. Get all the info here.