ESCANABA—With the authorization from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to move to Phase 1B in the COVID-19 vaccination efforts, vaccination will begin for the Phase 1B Priority One Group today.
Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties (PHDM) will hold vaccination clinics all week, beginning Monday. Vaccinations will occur at the Joseph Heirman University Center (JHUC) on the campus of Bay College located North of Danforth Road, Escanaba.
Vaccination opportunities are available for residents 65-years-old or above.
To schedule an appointment to receive a vaccination, call PHDM at 906-217-8206 or 906-217-82077. No walk-ins are permitted. Presentation of valid ID to verify age will be required upon arrival.
Additional reminders include:
- If you have already called one of the numbers above and left a message, please do NOT continue to call. Your message will be returned by a staff member.
- PHDM hours of operation are Monday—Thursday: 8 a.m.—5 p.m.; Friday: 8 a.m.—4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: Closed
- Appointments can only be made via phone by calling PHDM; no appointments are being accepted through messages or post via Facebook or Instagram or any other methods of communication.
- The Phase 1B, Priority Two group which includes first responders, educators, corrections staff and child protective service workers will be contacted and scheduled through their employer for appointments.
The vaccine is limited and all appointments are contingent upon vaccine availability. Appointments are being made with the assumption vaccine will be received from the state each week. PHDM does not have control over the availability of vaccines.