400 in 30 seconds: Marquette County fills first community COVD-19 vaccination appointments

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MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) – The Marquette County Health Department started scheduling appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations on Wednesday for people ages 65 and older.

The MCHD reports having some technical difficulties with scheduling the appoint link for its website, the majority of the 517 appointments available online were taking within 30 seconds of when the link went live. on Wednesday.

The Marquette County COVID-19 vaccination clinic is scheduled for January 14 & 15. Between online efforts and phone calls, 845 appointments were scheduled on Wednesday.

“As soon as we are able to accommodate additional vaccines, we will notify our community,” Marquette County Health Department wrote on their homepage.

“Thank you for your patience as we work hard to streamline our process of providing the COVID-19 vaccine to our community members.”

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MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) – The Marquette County Health Department (MCHD) is preparing for its first COVID-19 vaccination clinic for those 65 and older.

The clinic is scheduled for Thursday, January 14 and Friday, January 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Baraga Gym at 300 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

To be given a vaccine, you must make an appointment in advance. Those who show up to the clinic without an appointment will not be able to receive a vaccine at that time.

A limited number of vaccine doses are available, but the exact number has not been made public.

Those who are 65 or older can make an appointment at mqthealth.org

You will clock on the COVID-19 VACCINE link then the MAKE A COVID-19 VACCINATION APPOINTMENT LINK.

People can get assistance with scheduling an appointment by calling 906-475-7847.

A picture ID is required at the time of your appointment. You are asked to arrive no more than 5 minutes early.

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