COVID Vaccine Clinic 4/17
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2021
Media Contact: Jill Armentrout, (989) 751-8866 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Drive-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic available Saturday, April 17, in Saginaw – no appointment required
Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is providing the COVID-19 vaccine from 10 am to 2 pm Saturday, April 17, at the GLBHC Davenport health center, 3023 Davenport in Saginaw. No appointments are required. Please bring your ID and insurance card. There is no charge for the vaccine. Those without insurance also are welcome.
Anyone 18 and older who wants to be vaccinated can drive in and receive the vaccination in their vehicle during these times. Second doses will be provided in four weeks at this location. Walk-ins also are welcome.
GLBHC is following vaccine distribution guidelines as set by the State of Michigan. Those attending the clinic 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. Those wishing to register for a vaccine appointment, can do so by filling out the form on our website at www.greatlakesbayhealthcenters.org. Please do not call about scheduling a vaccine appointment as these appointments 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 $6,994,610 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. Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, and employment. To request accommodation contact Ms. Woods at least ten days in advance at: (989) 759-6444 or e-mail at email@example.com