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Walk-ins Welcome Tuesday and Wednesday at West Michigan Vaccine Clinic

April 27, 2021

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic will be administering free COVID-19 vaccinations today and Wednesday, April 26 and 27, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for anyone who is 18 or older and has not received a first vaccine dose. No appointment necessary.  Those aged 16 and 17 also may participate but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic is a collaborative effort of Kent County, Spectrum Health, Mercy Heath and Vaccinate West Michigan, and is located at DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503. Anyone who participates will receive the Pfizer vaccine.

Free parking is available at DeVos Place (enter the north parking entrance from the West on Michigan Street or the south parking entrance from the East on Lyon Street) and at the Government Center Ramp across the street from DeVos Place. The ramp can be accessed off Ottawa or one of the two Monroe entrances. Please bring parking ticket to the clinic for validation.

Additionally, anyone who would like to schedule a vaccine appointment in the future may call 833.734.0016 or visit wmvaccinceclinic.org.

About Kent County

The County of Kent government serves a diverse population of more than 650,000 residents, making it the fourth largest county in Michigan. The County provides a wide range of essential services in the following areas: law enforcement, correctional facility, three court systems, elections, social services, public health, park system and vital records. Additionally, it has operating agreements for the maintenance of County drains, solid waste and road, mental health services, and with the Gerald R. Ford International Airport and John Ball Zoo. To learn more about Kent County services, visit www.accesskent.com.

About Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health System, a not-for-profit, integrated health system, is committed to improving the health and wellness of our communities. We live our mission every day with 31,000 compassionate professionals, 4,600 medical staff experts, 3,300 committed volunteers and a health plan serving more than 1 million members. Our talented physicians and caregivers are privileged to offer a full continuum of care and wellness services to our communities through 14 hospitals, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, 150 ambulatory sites and telehealth offerings. We pursue health care solutions for today and tomorrow that diversify our offerings. Locally-governed and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, our health system provided $550 million in community benefit in calendar year 2019. Thanks to the generosity of our communities, we received $37 million in philanthropy to support research, academics, innovation, and clinical care. Spectrum Health has been recognized as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics®, part of IBM Watson HealthTM.

About Mercy Health

Mercy Health is a regional, multi-campus, Catholic health care system serving West Michigan and the lakeshore with 3 hospital campuses, 736 hospital beds, and more than 8,000 colleagues, as well as hospice, home health and long-term care service offerings. Mercy Health has annual operating revenues of about $1.4 billion and returns about $80 million to its communities annually through charity care and community benefit programs. Mercy Health Physician Partners, a multi-specialty medical group, employs more than 960 physicians and advanced practice professionals in more than 80 physician offices in Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland and along the West Michigan lakeshore. Mercy Health, a member of Trinity Health, is committed to being a trusted health partner for life, transforming the communities we serve, by providing high-quality care that is the most accessible, compassionate and personalized in West Michigan. Visit us at MercyHealth.com.

Contact:
Beth Cranson
Media Relations
Office: 616.391.2603
Mobile: 616.540.0813
Email: elizabeth.cranson@spectrumhealth.org