• Shot in the Park

    “Shot in the Park” Event Oct. 23 hosted by Community Immunity partners Saginaw African American Pastors (SAAP), Great Lakes Bay Health Centers and Great Lakes Bay Hispanic Leadership Institute
     
    The event from noon to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 23, is at Hoyt Park on South Washington Avenue in Saginaw, next to the Saginaw Children’s Zoo. The day will include fun for families and the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in a friendly, outdoor environment. Activities will include food trucks and a live remote with Kiss 107.1 FM. The event also will feature T-shirts and personal protection kits for attendees, as well as incentives including Zoo Boo tickets for those receiving vaccines.
     
    Great Lakes Bay Health Centers (GLBHC) is partnering with the Saginaw African American Pastors (SAAP) and  the Great Lakes Bay Hispanic Leadership Institute in the Community Immunity initiative to promote COVID-19 vaccination to the public of Saginaw County. This effort is supported by a grant from Michigan Primary Care Association to continue vaccine outreach through March 2022. 
     
    Moderna vaccines for those 18 and older and Pfizer vaccines for those 12 and older will be available, at no charge. The event is free to attend. 
     
    GLBHC has administered more than 17,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine this year, to patients and to the community. The vaccine and COVID testing is available to all patients at their primary care centers and to the public at daily drive-through clinics in Saginaw and Bay City.
     
     
    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 mwoods@glbhealth.org
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    “Shot in the Park” Event Oct. 23 hosted by Community Immunity partners Saginaw African American Pastors (SAAP), Great Lakes Bay Health Centers and Great Lakes Bay Hispanic Leadership Institute
    The event from noon to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 23, is at Hoyt Park on South Washington Avenue in Saginaw, next to the Saginaw Children’s Zoo. The day will include fun for families and the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in a friendly, outdoor environment. Activities will include food trucks and a live remote with Kiss 107.1 FM. The event also will feature T-shirts and personal protection kits for attendees, as well as incentives including Zoo Boo tickets for those receiving vaccines.
    Great Lakes Bay Health Centers (GLBHC) is partnering with the Saginaw African American Pastors (SAAP) and  the Great Lakes Bay Hispanic Leadership Institute in the Community Immunity initiative to promote COVID-19 vaccination to the public of Saginaw County. This effort is supported by a grant from Michigan Primary Care Association to continue vaccine outreach through March 2022. 
    Moderna vaccines for those 18 and older and Pfizer vaccines for those 12 and older will be available, at no charge. The event is free to attend. 
    GLBHC has administered more than 17,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine this year, to patients and to the community. The vaccine and COVID testing is available to all patients at their primary care centers and to the public at daily drive-through clinics in Saginaw and Bay City.
     
     
    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 mwoods@glbhealth.org
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