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Eligible Southeast Michigan residents can now schedule a vaccine at Ford Field.

Starting March 22, anyone age 50 and older in Michigan will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Then, starting April 5, anyone age 16 and older will be able to schedule a shot.

To register for a vaccine at Ford Field, residents may go online at clinic.meijer.com/register/CL2021, or text End COVID to 75049.

Michiganders who don’t have access to the internet or need help may use the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline to register at at 888-535-6136 (press 1). Call times are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday or Sunday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Expect long wait times.

The vaccine will be offered for free, and health insurance is not required. Free parking will also be available at the vaccination site.

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