About a half-dozen Walmart stores in Michigan are now offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments.
The retailer’s website, walmart.com/COVIDvaccine, shows six Walmart Supercenters in Michigan are giving shots. They are:
- Alma: 7700 N. Alger Road
- Cheboygan: 1150 S. Main St.
- Greenville: 10772 W Carson City Road
- Jackson: 1700 W. Michigan Ave.
- Lapeer: 555 E. Genesee St.
- St. Johns: 1165 Superior Drive
Appointments can only be made online. As of Tuesday afternoon, there were no open vaccine appointments available at any of the Michigan stores.
The company advises people to bring identification on the day of your appointment and your insurance card if you have one as well as proof of vaccine eligibility if applicable. Appointment availability will fluctuate according to vaccine supply.
Those eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Michigan now are:
- Anyone age 50 or older with a disability or an underlying health condition that puts them at risk for severe illness from COVID-19
- Parents or guardians of special needs children
- Food processing and agricultural workers
- K-12 teachers
- Child care workers
- Law enforcement officers, including jail and corrections officers
- Health care workers
- People who live and work in long-term care facilities
Starting Monday, anyone age 50 and older as well as anyone age 16 or older with an underlying health condition that puts them at risk for severe illness from COVID-19 will be eligible for a shot in Michigan.
And starting April 5, anyone 16 and older, no matter their health status, can get a COVID-19 vaccine in Michigan.