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GRCC Sets Up Vaccination Site For Students

Leshea Moore, from Michigan, prepares a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Ontario Convention Center. This was the 35-year-old’s first stint as a travel nurse. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Breegan Petruska

This week, Grand Rapids Community College announced that they are partnering with Urban Church Center and Spectrum Health as part of the “Shot of Love” campaign to provide vaccines for GRCC employees, students, and their household family members over the age of 16.

Those who have not yet received a vaccine can sign up to receive the Pfizer two-dose vaccine at this event on Thursday, April 15. These appointments will take place at the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place at 303 Monroe Ave. in Grand Rapids. 

Meanwhile, GRCC Nursing faculty and students will be at the DeVos Place on Thursday, volunteering at the clinic to help in the effort to help vaccinate the community. 

“GRCC has made the safety and wellness of our students, employees, and community members a top priority as we work through this challenging year,” said Dave Murray, GRCC’s  Communications Director. “We’re encouraging students and employees to take advantage of this opportunity to get the vaccine, and we’re proud to partner with the Urban Church Center and Spectrum Health on this project.”

 Those who are interested are encouraged to call (616) 391-9031 by Tuesday, April 13 to make an appointment. The code for GRCC community members is GRCCVOL2021. For those who can’t make it on Thursday, assistance will be given to schedule alternative dates to receive a vaccine.