As more vaccines become available, Spectrum Health has announced more locations for Walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations in Grand Rapids this week.

Spectrum Health will be offering walk-in opportunities to receive a free COVID-19 vaccination throughout the week at clinics at 60th Street as well as at the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic inside DeVos Place. Walk-in clinics will be held at the following dates and times:

West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place:

  • Tuesday, May 11 (11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Thursday, May 13 (11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Friday, May 14 (11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

These clinics will allow those who want the 'one and done' option for vaccination as they'll distirbute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to those unvaccinated. Also DeVos Place will allow walk-ins for the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at these times, please bring your vaccination card that proves a first dose Pfizer vaccine at least 21 days prior.

4700 60th Street SE:

  • Saturday, May 15 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

This will be a clinic where first dose Pfizer vaccines will be available with no appointment necessary.


For additional clinic locations and availability, please visit spectrumhealth.org/vaccine or call 833.734.0016.

About the Covid-19 Vaccines:

The FDA carefully reviews all safety data and only authorizes vaccine use if there’s sufficient evidence strongly suggesting that patients have benefitted from the vaccine and that it meets safety standards. The FDA has rigorous scientific and regulatory processes in place to help ensure the safety and effectiveness of a vaccine.

 

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