Join Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP) in spreading community immunity! Getting the COVID-19 vaccine will help to protect you and those around from getting the virus if you are exposed. The COVID-19 vaccines that have been developed by world-renowned scientists since the start of the pandemic are safe and effective at preventing disease. Distribution of the vaccines to health care providers across Michigan began in December 2020, and are now available for all Michigan citizens over the age of 5.
There is no cost to get the COVID-19 vaccine. If you are a UPHP Medicaid or MI Health Link member and need help getting to your vaccine appointment, please go to our transportation page to make a request.
COVID Vaccine Updates
COVID-19 Vaccines are now available for ages 6 months and up. For more information visit Kids COVID Vaccine (michigan.gov).
Vaccine Booster Shots Updates
You may be eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot. For information on booster shots please visit: COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots | CDC
Learn Where You Can Get the Vaccine
Most COVID-19 vaccines will be scheduled by appointment only, but more “walk-in” clinics are becoming available. Additionally, county health departments are offering in-home vaccinations for individuals who are unable to leave their homes. Contact your local health department for more information.
More information about vaccine sites and how to schedule an appointment (if you are eligible) is available by county below. You can also search vaccine locations on the following websites:
- VaccineFinder.org (supported by the CDC)
If you need assistance finding a vaccine in your area, you may also contact:
- MDHHS Covid-19 Hotline & 211 Call Center: Dial 2-1-1 or (888) 535-6136
Learn More About the Vaccine
If you are unsure about getting the vaccine and would like more information — like how it was developed, safety, distribution, side effects, and frequently asked questions (FAQs) — visit these reliable sources:
Page Last Updated: 06/29/2022