COVID-19 Vaccine Information


COVID-19 Vaccines are available through the Calhoun County Public Health Department. 

The CCPHD will be offering COVID vaccines at the Toeller Building (190 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI),
Monday - Thursday: 7:30a -11:00a & 1:00p-3:30p. Appointment Only. Phone: 269-969-6363.
 Walk-ins on:
Thursday's - 7:30a - 11:00a & 1:00p to 3:30p (Immunization and COVID vaccine) 
Friday 's 8:30a to 11:00a  ( COVID vaccine & Flu vaccine)


(J&J, Moderna, Pfizer offered)

Also, offering COVID vaccines at the Albion Health Department (214 E Michigan Ave, Albion, MI) Monday - Thursday: 7:30a -11:00a & 1:00p-3:30p, Appointment Only. Phone: 517-629-9434. 
Walk-ins on:
Thursday's - 7:30a - 11:00a & 1:00p to 3:30p (Immunization and COVID vaccine) 
Friday 's 8:30a to 10:30a  ( COVID vaccine & Flu vaccine)

(J&J, Moderna, Pfizer offered) 

The Calhoun County Public Health Department clinic services will be closed this upcoming Friday (1/28) for a staff training. Please check our website for scheduling an upcoming appointment.

Office Hours for both locations 

Monday – Thursday 7:00a to 12:30p and 1:00p to 4:30p 
Friday – 8:00a to 12:00p

Parents/guardians wishing to protect their children from COVID-19 can schedule an appointment for their children ages 5-17 with the health department clinics list above. Individuals who are 5 – 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive the vaccine. Along with the Health Department the COVID-19 vaccine will be available at all pediatric providers along with Grace Health, Bronson Battle Creek and Oaklawn Hospital will also be providing vaccine for 5-17 year olds at their pediatric offices.

Other organizations administering COVID-19 vaccine in Calhoun County: 

Bronson Healthcare Battle Creek https://www.bronsonhealth.com/coronavirus-covid-19/
Cereal City Pediatrics http://www.cerealcitypeds.com/
Family Fare https://www.shopfamilyfare.com/covid19vaccine
Grace Health https://www.gracehealthmi.org/covid-19-vaccine-information/
Hemmingsen https://www.hemmingsendrug.com/covid-19-vaccination
Meijer https://clinic.meijer.com/
Oaklawn Hospital https://oaklawnhospital.org/coronavirus/
Rite Aide https://www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier
Walgreens https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid/19/landing


Free COVID-19 Testing
Every household in the US is eligible to have 4 FREE at-home COVID tests mailed to them. Click the link below to order!


INFORMATION REGARDING THIRD DOSE (BOOSTER) SHOT


Who's Eligible to Receive? 

There are now booster recommendations for all three available COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.

IF YOU RECEIVED
Pfizer-BioNTech

Who should get a booster:

  • Everyone 12 years and older

When to get a booster:

  • At least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series

Which booster can you get:

  • Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most* situations
  • Teens 12–17 years old may only get a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster
IF YOU RECEIVED
Moderna

Who should get a booster:

  • Adults 18 years and older

When to get a booster:

  • At least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series

Which booster can you get:

  • Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most* situations
IF YOU RECEIVED
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen*

Who should get a booster:

  • Adults 18 years and older

When to get a booster:

  • At least 2 months after receiving your J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccination

Which booster can you get:

  • Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most* situations


Please remember to bring your COVID-19 vaccine card and ID to the CCPHD vaccine clinic to allow for quicker processing and waiting times.

 



Information regarding second dose shots
If you receive the Pfizer vaccine at one of the CCPHD upcoming vaccine clinics, you should get your second shot 3 weeks (or 21 days) after your first. You may go to any location listed or make an appointment with the CCPHD.
The Moderna vaccine is recommended for people 18 years and older and requires two doses given 28 days apart (available only at CCPHD offices).


Find the answers you're looking for
What questions do you have about receiving the COVID-19 vaccination? Visit our FAQ page to explore this topic.  This includes questions from the MDHHS website, as well. 

A useful resource is the State's COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard, which provides a breakdown of what vaccines are available in Michigan and the number  of people vaccinated. 

Vaccine information fact sheet for recipients and caregivers about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for use in individuals 5 through 11 years or age - (English Document PDF) - (Spanish Document PDF)

Vaccine News

U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.  FDA-approved vaccines undergo the agency’s standard process for reviewing the quality, safety and effectiveness of medical products. For all vaccines, the FDA evaluates data and information included in the manufacturer’s submission of a biologics license application. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12 through 15 years of age. Read the full FDA NEWS RELEASE

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Additional Actions on the Use of a Booster Dose for COVID-19 Vaccines

CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots

FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use in Children 5 through 11 Years of Age

CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5 to 11 Years