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Some residents 65 and older can register to receive their first vaccine shots on Friday.


It’s for District Health Department #10 which covers 10-counties including Wexford, Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Newaygo, and Oceana. Anyone who signs up for an appointment will be receiving the first of two doses on Friday.


You must be 65 or older and must register online.


The health department says seniors without access to the internet should ask for help from family, friends, and neighbors to schedule an appointment.


Those eligible can go to and read the instructions and information carefully before scheduling. If there are no times available when you select the date, then the clinic is full.


For questions, residents can email


To stay informed, residents can also sign up for public health alerts at

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