Tri-County Health Departments Team Up with National Guard, Delta College for Mass Vaccination Event

Vaccinating folks can be quite the task.

“Trying to vaccinate folks in a pandemic is a whole different level,” said Karl Rishe, Vice President of Student Educational Services at Delta College.

But that’s exactly what Delta College, the Michigan National Guard and the tri-counties’ separate health departments are doing.

“Providing 3,000 COVID vaccines to individuals here in the tri-county region,” said Joel Strasz, Bay County Health Officer.

That’s 1,500 people a day and a 1,000-vaccine allotment for Saginaw, Bay, and Midland county residents.

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