Where and How to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Where do I sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine?

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in Michigan is open to anyone 12 years old and up. Please visit your local health department’s website, listed below, for COVID-19 vaccine scheduling or waiting list options. If you have barriers to internet access or other constraints, please call 2-1-1 or the Aging Hotline at 231-715-5557.

Other vaccination locations may include:

  • Your family doctor or primary care provider office. If you need help finding a family doctor, please contact Munson Healthcare Find-A-Doctor at 231-935-5886.
  • Rite Aid Pharmacies: Visit riteaid.com/Covid-19 for more information.
  • Meijer Pharmacies: Visit clinic.meijer.com or text COVID to 75049 for more information.
  • Walgreens Pharmacies: Visit walgreens.com for more information
  • Veterans may contact the Veterans Administration for vaccine registration assistance. Call 1-800-406-5143.
  • Find other vaccine providers near you at vaccinefinder.org.

What if an elderly family member lacks Internet access or has connectivity issues?

Please call the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan (AAANM)/UW Senior Hotline for assistance at 231-715-5557. AAANM is here to support older adults, families, and caregivers. 211 Michigan can also connect you to help of all kinds 24/7/365. Please dial 2-1-1 or 844-875-9211.

Will I get to choose which vaccine I receive?

All of the available COVID-19 vaccines are safe and highly effective at protecting you and your family from severe forms of the disease. If you feel strongly one specific vaccine is right for you, please make sure to confirm your vaccination location has available appointments with the vaccine you prefer.

As a local employer, how can I arrange vaccine appointments for my employees?

Employers should visit the local health department website representing your region and follow published instructions.

Will I need to pay to receive a COVID-19 vaccine? What will it cost?

Vaccine doses purchased with U.S. taxpayer dollars will be given at no cost. COVID-19 providers agree to administer vaccines regardless of your ability to pay and regardless of insurance coverage status. However, vaccine providers will be able to charge administration fees for giving or administering the shot.

Will tribal populations receive the vaccine?

Yes. The vaccine will be administered to tribal members through their tribal health clinics.

Will migrant workers receive the vaccine?

Yes. Local health departments will coordinate with Federally Qualified Health Centers and other providers to administer the vaccine.

What can I do to protect myself and loved ones from getting COVID-19 while I wait for my turn?

Avoid COVID-19 Today (ACT) by taking these science-backed precautions: 

  • Wear a mask around others outside your immediate household. 
  • Avoid crowds and gatherings.
  • Maintain a 6-foot-plus distance between yourself and others you do not live with.
  • Continue to practice frequent handwashing.