(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says if kids are able to get the COVID vaccine, it might re-evaluate its current re-opening plan.
Currently, only those 16 and older are eligible for Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine.READ MORE: Beaumont Health, Spectrum Health Plan To Merge, Operate 22 Hospitals
Pfizer applied for emergency use for 12- to 15-year-olds, which the FDA is expected to approve next week.
That would allow another 500,000 Michiganders to get the shot.
This is the state’s current reopening plan.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 172 New COVID-19 Cases, 20 Deaths
Two weeks after each of these vaccination goals is met, the state will lift more restrictions.
At 65 percent, all indoor restrictions.
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