• COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic starting at UAW Local 699 Hall in Saginaw

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    March 23, 2021

    Media Contact: Jill Armentrout, (989) 751-8866 or jarmentrout@glbhealth.org

    COVID-19 vaccine clinic starting at UAW Local 699 Hall in Saginaw

    Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is now scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments and providing them at the UAW Locall 699 Hall at 1911 Bagley in Saginaw, by Wanigas Credit Union.

    Anyone who wants to be vaccinated can register online with GLBHC, as we will soon be able to schedule appointments to expanded age groups. Visit www.GreatLakesBayHealthCenters.org to register. Staff will contact those registered to schedule appointments. 

    GLBHC is following vaccine distribution guidelines as set by the State of Michigan. Those registering do not have to be patients with the health centers. We are committed to delivering the COVID-19 vaccine to our communities as quickly and safely as possible. Please do not call about scheduling a vaccine appointment as these invitations are managed exclusively through the online registration process. 

    Getting the vaccine is only one of the tools to end this pandemic. Please continue to follow safety guidelines and wear your mask, avoid gatherings and stay 6 feet apart. Get tested if you have been exposed to someone with the virus. 

    The mission of Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is to provide excellent health care to individuals and communities, especially those who are underserved, uninsured or underinsured. The services provided are sensitive to the needs of the community, are not based on ability to pay and are offered without regard to criteria such as race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

    GLBHC is one of the largest community health centers in the state. It is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center operating in 32 different locations throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region and beyond, providing medical, behavioral health and dental care to everyone regardless of their insurance coverage. For information on all GLBHC sites go to www.GreatLakesBayHealth.org. GLBHC is a Health Center Program grantee under 42. U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233 (g) – (n). The health centers are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant #H80CS00689 titled Health Center Cluster for $6,948,777 with about 87% funded with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of Great Lakes Bay Health Centers and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. We are an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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