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You can get a free flu shot at Comerica Park on Monday and Tuesday

Americans encouraged to get flu shot as US prepares to battle both flu and COVID-19
Posted at 4:41 AM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 08:31:11-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Meijer and the Detroit Tigers have teamed up to give free flu shots to people on Monday and Tuesday at Comerica Park.

The company also teamed up with the State of Michigan, who will be providing the doses which will be administered by the Meijer Pharmacy team.

“Although it’s always important to get your flu shot, we know people are being extra vigilant this year about maintaining good health,” Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes said. “Meijer is committed to our communities, and we are pleased to partner with the State of Michigan, and two of our state’s favorite baseball teams to ensure those who may not have had easy access to a flu shot are able to get vaccinated.”

They will be held inside Comerica Park and also inside Jackson Field in Lansing where the Lansing Lugnuts play. They will happen from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

In Detroit, parking for the walk-in clinic will be in Lot 1 off Woodward Ave. You then enter the stadium at Gate A.

There is also a drive-thru option, where you enter lot 1, proceed to lot 2 for registration and then follow instructions to the "D Garage."

Participants must fill out paperwork and get their temperatures taken before the vaccine is given.

“Right now, Michigan is seeing a record number of COVID-19 cases, that is why it’s more important than ever for Michiganders everywhere to get your flu vaccine. By preventing the flu we can make sure our health care resources can be preserved for fighting COVID-19,” said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. “I want to thank Meijer for bringing together the Detroit Tigers and the Lansing Lugnuts to provide free flu shot clinics. These efforts are essential to saving lives and keeping our brave health care workers safe on the frontlines. I urge everyone to use these clinics as an opportunity to get a flu shot, and to encourage your friends, family and neighbors to do the same.”

“The Detroit Tigers are proud to partner with Meijer to offer vital aid and assistance, and to make a positive impact on the lives of our fellow citizens,” said Chris Granger, Group President of Sports and Entertainment at Ilitch Holdings. “We appreciate Meijer’s leadership in the community and we look forward to seeing Michiganders at either of the flu shot locations in Detroit or Lansing next week.”