Mayor Andy Schor today announced that ten City of Lansing employees will assist with COVID-19 vaccine distribution beginning this week. The employees will help by providing traffic control and registration assistance while local first responders and frontline workers receive the vaccine.
“Lansing is proud to step up and provide staff to assist in immunization of first responders and frontline workers,” said Mayor Schor. “We need to keep people safe from COVID-19 and the City of Lansing will continue to help the Ingham County Health Department with the vaccination process.”
“Vaccinating our community against COVID-19 is critical to ending the pandemic. It is an unprecedented and monumental undertaking,” said Ingham County Health Officer Linda S. Vail. “We rely upon partners such as the City of Lansing to rise to this challenge. The City has been a tremendous support to the health department throughout the pandemic, and we appreciate the City’s steadfast partnership.”
The City of Lansing will continue to assist the Ingham County Health Department as needed throughout all phases of the COVID-19 vaccination process.