COVID-19 Vaccine
First Dose
22,345
Second Dose
15,405
PCP Patients 16+
302,721
All Active Patients 16+
668,022

What you need to know about the COVID-19 Vaccine at IHA

 

Update on the COVID-19 Vaccine at IHA & St. Joe's Medical Group
The weekly supply of vaccines we receive from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is increasing and beginning to stabilize.
We have quickly operationalized centrally located COVID-19 vaccine clinics at many of IHA’s medical center buildings, and St. Joe’s Medical Group locations in Oakland County. We have arranged for the physical space, medical equipment and supplies, and staff on point to accommodate up to 12,000 vaccine patients per week, following safe social distancing guidelines. At this point, we are dependent on supply in order to put our plans into action. We are hiring staff to help support our COVID-19 vaccine clinics - no healthcare experience necessary. Apply now & be a part of history! 
IHA’s dedicated COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force is in constant communication and collaboration with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Washtenaw, Livingston and Wayne County Departments of Health, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System for updates on the supply of the COVID-19 vaccine for our patients.
At this time, we ask for your continued patience as we join our healthcare community in combatting these challenges head-on. It may take several weeks for all of our qualified patients to be contacted to schedule their COVID-19 vaccine at IHA or St. Joe’s Medical Group. Scheduling is currently by invitation only in order to protect the supply of vaccines and ensure we are getting doses to those who are currently eligible to receive them. Through our data-sharing relationship with the Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR), we receive data that notifies us if an IHA or St. Joe’s Medical Group patient receives their COVID-19 vaccine at an outside location. We are using this data to continue to prioritize contacting our patients who have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine.
We encourage you to continue to visit this page for any updates we have on the vaccine at IHA.
We also encourage you to create a MyChart patient portal account, which will be the most efficient way to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine when you are contacted to do so.
Thank you for your understanding as we work together to protect our communities from COVID-19 as efficiently as possible!

Current Vaccination Phase

We unfortunately have not received enough supply to immediately offer the COVID-19 vaccine to all patients currently eligible according to the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS). We are currently vaccinating all active patients over the age of 65, active patients between age 50 and 64 with preexisting medical conditions and those over the age of 16 who are caregivers of individuals with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities. Once we have offered the opportunity to schedule the COVID-19 vaccine to all patients in the above groups, we will begin inviting all active patients age 18 to 64 to schedule. Please know that if you are an IHA or St. Joe's Medical Group patient and you receive your COVID-19 vaccine at an outside location, we will receive your vaccination information through our data-sharing relationship with the Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR). We are using this data to continue to prioritize contacting our patients who have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine, so if you receive your vaccine elsewhere you may not be contacted by IHA or St. Joe's Medical Group about the vaccine. If you are an IHA or St. Joe's Medical Group patient who is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine according to MDHHS and you have the opportunity to schedule your vaccine elsewhere, we encourage you to do so.

We are contacting eligible IHA & St. Joe’s Medical Group patients on the MyChart Patient Portal in waves to schedule their COVID-19 vaccine appointments. We are first contacting eligible primary care patients, followed by specialty patients. Patients without MyChart will be contacted by phone. We encourage you to sign up for MyChart as it will be the quickest way to schedule your vaccine once you have been contacted to do so. Thank you for your patience!

 

We're hiring for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

 

IHA Infectious Diseases Physician Anurag Malani, MD, answers questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine

 

An FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine designed to prevent the COVID-19 virus is the best hope for ending the pandemic. We know there are still many questions and concerns regarding these vaccines. That's why IHA and St. Joe's Medical Group remain committed to keeping you and our communities informed and educated as major developments occur. 

 

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In order to have your best chance at scheduling the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, we encourage you to sign up & activate your Trinity Health MyChart account as soon as possible.

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Read frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine

There are many questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. We've heard you and put together a list of answers to frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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Where can I get more information?

More information is available about coronavirus on the State of Michigan coronavirus website.

If you have additional questions, you can reach the State's COVID Hotline at 1.888.535.6136.

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