FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2021
Contact: Chelsea Wuth, 517-241-2112
LANSING, MICH. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is transitioning its COVID-19 vaccine dashboard to a new methodology to more clearly and simply summarize vaccination data reporting.
"Since we started vaccinating Michiganders, we have had the opportunity to improve our data systems and evolve processes," said MDHHS director Elizabeth Hertel. "We continue to seek ways to improve the quality and accuracy of data shared within the COVID-19 dashboard. Over 3.5 million Michiganders have received at least their first dose of the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine as we work to reach our goal of vaccinating 70% of Michiganders age 16 and older."
Starting Wednesday, April 14, the dashboard will now reflect the following improvements:
All updates will be reflected in public use data sets, and provider data will not change.
Additionally, if a Michigan resident has received a COVID-19 vaccination out-of-state, they can share that information with their provider for entry into the state's database.
Michigan residents seeking more information about the COVID-19 vaccine can visit Michigan.gov/COVIDvaccine. Information around this outbreak is changing rapidly. The latest information is available at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus.