Protecting The D
Detroit is starting to pick up the pace of COVID-19 vaccines administered at the TCF Center site. This mass vaccination site has already administered about 5,000 vaccinations per day, however, today on April 5th, they’re looking to increase that to 8,000 per day. Here on Mason & Starr, we’ll be making sure you stay informed and get you the important details for you and your family.
The Mayors TCF Center Conference
Mayor Mike Duggan held a press conference on his goal to vaccinate more Detroiters. He also highlighted the fact that the senior population is seeing improving numbers, with case rates declining this is a good sign the vaccines are working.
(Skip to 4:30 for the beginning of the press conference)
This boost in the number of vaccines administered will begin to bring more Detroiters protection against the virus. Mayor Duggan stated,
“We want to provide the experience that makes each person most comfortable.”
“If you choose the drive up for your first dose, that’s where you’ll go for your second dose. The same applies if you choose the indoor location.”
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
If you work in the city you’ll be able to bring a family member on April 10th for the Detroit Employee Family Day. This is a great opportunity for you to protect your loved ones. Find more details on how to registers below.
Registration and Information
You can schedule by calling directly at 313-230-0505.
There is additional information on detroit.gov
Expanded Vaccinations Available at TCF Center beginning April 5th.— Detroit Health Department (@DetHealth) April 1, 2021
There are now only two categories of eligibility for Detroiters to schedule a vaccination:
•Any Detroiter age 16 or older
•Any individual who lives or works in Detroit and reports to a job site pic.twitter.com/wqTA31KjSU
What To Expect
The TCF Center is offering a great indoor option for people who want to walk up. Here’s what you can expect for the process.
The rooftop garage will provide parking, You’ll be entering off of Washington off of Congress west, this is the side where you’ll be directed into the open gate. No payments and or parking validation are necessary.
There are plenty of signs marking were to walk within the center. Elevators are available to get around as well as stairs.
You’ll be directed to a check-in point, within the ballroom area of the center
Receive your shot. After the administration of the vaccine, you’ll be observed for 15-minutes. And schedule for your second dose.
There is also still the great drive-up option within the parking lot, just make sure to state that you’d like that option when registering.
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