DETROIT (WXYZ) — Vaccines could soon be administered at nearly a dozen metro Detroit churches.
Rev. Horace Sheffield said 10 churches across the city have given the green light to be transformed into vaccination sites for eligible members.
Leaders in the faith community are convinced it will alleviate the hesitation those in the African American community have about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Meanwhile, Detroit's Mayor Mike Duggan announced on Thursday that he aims to vaccinate 15,000 people a day at the TCF Center in downtown.
Sheffield said the vaccines would be supplied through private funds and they could start administering doses by Feb. 1st.
This is a developing story and 7 Action News will continue to follow the details.
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