Oakland County is reserving 5,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine for residents ages 18-24 to help ensure college students are vaccinated and don’t spread the virus.
The Oakland County Health Division made this announcement after Oakland University said it will require students living on the Rochester campus to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Meanwhile, the county will hold 15 COVID-19 vaccination clinics by appointment only the week of Tuesday, April 6 through Monday, April 12 in the following communities: Holly, Rochester, West Bloomfield, Southfield, Hazel Park, Waterford, Pontiac, Royal Oak Township and Novi.
To find and schedule an appointment for the COVID vaccine in Oakland County, go here.
The county provided this current breakdown of the vaccine doses it has available:
|Maker||1st dose||2nd dose||Total dose|
|Johnson and Johnson||14,300||N / A||14,300|
The following is an update on the progress of the vaccination of Oakland County residents, according to the Michigan State COVID-19 Vaccine Control Panel as of April 4, 2021:
Total eligible residents: 1,029,737
Number of residents who have received the first dose: 416,923
Number of residents who have completed vaccination: 242,672
Vaccine coverage of at least one dose: 40.5%
Total Eligible Senior Residents Aged 65 and Over: 217,676
Number of older residents who have received the first dose: 154,481
Number of older residents who have completed vaccination: 123,487
Vaccine coverage for older residents at least one dose: 70.9%
Total doses distributed by state within Oakland County: 579,655
Total doses administered in Oakland County: 650,274
Percentage of doses administered in Oakland County: N / A
Plus: Michigan COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Everyone 16 and Over
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