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COVID-19 vaccinations now more available

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Posted at 5:47 PM, Jan 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-07 17:47:45-05

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich.  — Muskegon County residents can now enroll to receive COVID-19 vaccinations according to Michigan’s Department of Health and Human services.

This news followed a Wednesday announcement from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Muskegon county is distributing the vaccine in four phases (as they become available).

Phase 1A includes paid/unpaid healthcare workers who are at risk of being exposed to patients or infectious materials and can’t work remotely, as well as residents/workers in long term care facilities.

Phase 1B includes Muskegon County's essential workers: first responders, frontline state workers, federal workers, jail/prison staff and pre-K-12 teachers and childcare providers.

Vaccinations for those not mentioned in either phase an expect access later in 2021. Information on the vaccination process can also be found at maskupmuskegon.org.

Ongoing vaccination information will also be distributed on Public Health’s and Health West’s Facebooks.