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Davenport University to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic for students, employees, family members

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Davenport University will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to all students, faculty and staff through a partnership with Rite-Aid. (MLive file photo)Sam Owens | MLive.com

UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect a change in times for the Lansing and Midland vaccine clinics.

GRAND RAPIDS, MIDavenport University will host several campus COVID-19 vaccine clinics next week that are open to anyone with connections to the Davenport community, including students, faculty, staff and family members over the age of 18.

Vaccines will be administered next week on four of the university’s campuses in Grand Rapids, Midland, Lansing and Warren, Davenport announced Thursday, April 8. Vaccine appointments are open to anyone over the age of 18 who has a connection to Davenport.

Here are the times and locations for each of the vaccination sites:

  • Grand Rapids: Monday, April 12, and Tuesday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Donald W. Maine College of Business, 6191 Kraft Ave., on Davenport’s W.A. Lettinga Main Campus.
  • Midland: Monday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Great Lakes Bay campus, 3555 E. Patrick Road.
  • Lansing: Tuesday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lansing campus, 200 S. Grand Ave.
  • Warren: Thursday, April 15, from 1-4 p.m. at the Warren campus, 27650 Dequindre Road.

In partnership with Rite-Aid, Davenport will be administering first doses of the Moderna vaccine at all of the clinics except for the Warren campus, where participants will receive first doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Second doses will be scheduled four weeks later, according to a university news release.

Participants are required to pre-register for an appointment prior to arrival, university officials said. Anyone who meets the eligibility requirements should email benefitsu@davenport.edu to check availability and sign up for their desired campus location.

There will be 700 doses available to administer on the Grand Rapids campus, 60 doses on the Lansing campus, and 100 doses each on the Midland and Warren campuses, said university spokesperson Amy Miller.

Participants are asked to complete and bring the following to their appointment: A completed Rite-Aid COVID Vaccine Screening form, a copy of their insurance card, and a copy of their photo ID.

The university recently expanded vaccine eligibility to include family members of students and employees and university vendors.

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