Eastern Michigan University to host a community vaccine clinic on Saturday, Jan. 8

Open to EMU students, employees and community members; parents encouraged to bring children 12-15 years of age 

MEDIA ADVISORY

*Interview/b-roll opportunities available

WHO: Eastern Michigan University students, faculty, and staff. Community members from Washtenaw County and surrounding cities. No appointment is required. 

WHAT: Community Vaccine Clinic, in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 8 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Student Center Ballroom, located at 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti. Free parking will be available from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. at EMU’s Student Center. 

BACKGROUND

Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be offered for individuals 12 years of age and up wanting a first, second, or booster shot. No appointment is needed. Details can be found on the University’s “Get a Vaccine” website.

“The University will continue to evaluate its operating policies, and changes will be made as needed to ensure that we offer a safe campus environment while providing excellent service to EMU students,” said EMU President Jim Smith.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 16,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

January 07, 2022

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Contact:
Melissa Thrasher
mthrashe@emich.edu
734-487-4401