March 13, 2021 | melissa c
If you or someone you know is interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine, please see below for info on where and how to get registered for an appointment. The information on registering for the vaccine and scheduling appointments by telephone is particularly useful for those without smartphones, email, or internet access. Please share widely with any family, friends, and neighbors, especially seniors, who would like to get vaccinated.
*This information is current as of 3/31/2021.
I need help scheduling an appointment
MI residents who need help scheduling a vaccine appointment can call the COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136 (press 1), M- F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sat - Sun 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, or call 2-1-1.
Senior citizens in Wayne county who need help scheduling an appointment may call the Wayne County Health Department at 734-727-7101.
Canton residents who need help scheduling an appointment may call the Township Clerk's office at 734-394-5120 or the Township Supervisor's office at 734-394-5185 Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
Where can I get a vaccine? How will I know when it's my turn?
The township has partnered with Kroger to hold vaccine clinics for residents. Information about new clinics will be posted on the township's website, along with details on how to sign up. Check back regularly to find open appointment times.
The Ford Field site will operate everyday 8 AM - 8:30 PM, for eight weeks, beginning Wednesday, March 24. Individuals may register one of three ways:
- Online at meijer.com/register/CL2021
- Text EndCOVID to 75049
- COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136 (press 1) M-F 8 AM - 5 PM, Sat - Sun 8 AM - 1 PM
Once registered, you will receive a phone call or text when it’s your turn to schedule an appointment. Vaccine appointments will be scheduled a few days in advance.
CVS - offers online registration and registration by telephone at 800-746-7287.
Kroger - offers online registration and registration by telephone at 866-211-5320.
Meijer - offers online registration, registration by texting “COVID” to 75049, or by telephone at your local Meijer pharmacy. Call the Canton Meijer pharmacy at 734-844-2710 and press 0. Meijer will contact you by phone or text, whichever you requested, when an appointment is available and will schedule the appointment at that time. Due to HIPPA laws, they cannot leave a message but will try to reach you three times in one day. If you miss all three calls, you should contact them and confirm you are still interested in receiving the vaccine.
Rite Aid - offers online registration only.
Hospital Systems in Wayne County
Beaumont Health - is contacting people via the email address listed in their myBeaumontChart when an appointment is available. The email will include a link to schedule your appointment. Patients who are eligible for a vaccine but do not have internet access may call their COVID hotline 800-592-4784 for help scheduling an appointment. Beaumont notes that call volumes are extremely high, so patients scheduling by telephone should expect to spend some time on hold.
Henry Ford Health System - is contacting patients, via MyChart, telephone, text, or email (whichever option you selected) when an appointment is available. Due to HIPPA laws, they cannot leave a message but will try to reach you three times. After you have been notified that it is your turn for an appointment, you may call 800-436-7936 for help scheduling an appointment.
St. John's - Ascension Health - is contacting patients, by email, text, and telephone, when an appointment is available.
St. Mary Mercy- Livonia - Trinity Health - is contacting eligible patients by phone. Due to HIPPA laws, they cannot leave a message but will try to reach you three times. When they reach you they will schedule an appointment over the phone at that time. You may also sign up for email and text updates online.
Garden City Hospital - is contacting patients, seen within the last three years who meet the eligibility criteria, by phone. After you have been notified that it is your turn for an appointment, you may schedule an appointment online.
When am I eligible for a vaccine?
- Monday March 8 - Michiganders 50 and older with medical conditions or disabilities, and caregiver family members and guardians who care for children with special health care needs.
- Monday March 22 - All Michiganders 50 and older. Michiganders ages 16 and older with disabilities or medical conditions that put them at high risk.
- Monday April 5 - every resident 16 and older is eligible.
What do I need to bring to my vaccine appointment?
Check with the hospital or pharmacy when scheduling your appointment - they will tell you exactly what you are required to bring.
- Most sites require photo ID
- Your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card if you are receiving your second dose