Whitmer announces vaccine clinic in Kalamazoo


Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at Steelcase in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, May 24, 2021. It was the first day Steelcase is having many of their employees back in the office since the coronavirus pandemic started, thanks to the new MIOSHA rules that changed today, allowing non-essential workers to come back to offices. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WLNS) —- Governor Whitmer tweeted today that there will be a vaccine clinic in Kalamazoo at the Radisson Plaza Hotel this afternoon, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Whitmer encouraged “restaurant, hospitality, and retail employees” to get vaccinated if they have not yet.

Both the Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccine will be available, and the first 200 people to receive a dose will get a $50 gift card.

No appointment is required for the vaccine clinic. Additionally, for the Pfizer vaccine, parental consent will be required for those ages 18 and under.

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