Ingham County Health Department

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U.S. Sen. Gary Peters visited a COVID-19 vaccination site at Michigan State University Thursday, hoping to encourage people to get their shots.


Pfizer vaccine vials photo
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Demand for COVID-19 vaccines in Ingham County has steeply declined in recent weeks.


Ingham County’s top health official supports new CDC guidelines that give fully vaccinated people more leeway to safely attend outdoor activities without a mask.


There are currently 193 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ingham County, down from a peak of more than 200 last week.

Michigan State University outdoor sign
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Following guidance from U.S. officials Tuesday, Michigan State University is shifting a student vaccination program from the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to Pfizer’s.


Ingham County’s top health official is concerned news of vaccinated people coming down with coronavirus infections could discourage some from getting their shots.


Hospitalizations for COVID-19 have nearly tripled in Ingham County in recent weeks. Deaths are also rising.


Ingham County is experiencing a higher percentage of positive coronavirus tests in recent weeks.


By the end of the week, more than 58,000 Ingham County residents will have gotten at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine. Even with vaccinations on the rise, the Ingham County Health Department sees some potential risks ahead.


Ingham County has reached a milestone in vaccinating seniors against coronavirus.


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