COVID-19 Vaccine Online Scheduling
The COVID-19 vaccine is available for patients 5 years of age and older. Grand River Medical Group patients can request a COVID-19 vaccine appointment online using the online scheduler below.
There are three COVID-19 vaccines available Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. Patients can schedule a vaccine appointment for either Pfizer (Pediatric & Adult vaccine) or Moderna using the online scheduling tool.
Know if you qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Any individual ages 5 and older qualifies to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, which is a two-dose vaccine series. Pfizer's is given 3 weeks (21 days) apart and Moderna is given 4 weeks (28 days) apart. The CDC has provided new guidance and may support extending the time between primary dose and secondary doses. Check with your primary doctor to see if you should extend your time between vaccines.
All immunocompromised individuals, as defined by the CDC, ages 5 and older now qualify for an additional (3rd dose) 28 days AFTER they complete their primary series (1st & 2nd dose).
All individuals ages 12 and older now quality to receive a booster dose with some eligible for a 2nd booster dose:
Initial Booster Dose
- Pfizer (Pediatric & Adult vaccine), 5 months after the completion of your primary series OR 3 months after your 3rd dose for immunocompromised individuals.
- Moderna (18+), 5 months after the completion of your primary series OR 3 months after your 3rd dose for immunocompromised individuals.
Second Booster dose
- Individuals 50 years of age and older, 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.
- Pfizer, Individuals 12 years of age and older with certain kinds of immunocompromise, 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.
- Moderna, Individuals 18 years and older with certain kinds of immunocompromise, 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.
The CDC recommends that all individuals who received Johnson & Johnson as their primary vaccine series get a booster dose at least two months after their primary dose. It is recommended that your booster dose be one of the mRNA (Moderna or Pfizer) vaccines. For immunocompromised individuals who receive(d) the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as the primary vaccine series, it is recommended to get a 2nd dose of the mRNA (Moderna or Pfizer) vaccine 28 days after your first dose. And then receive a booster dose 2 months or greater after your additional (2nd) dose of Modern or Pfizer. Please note that Grand River Medical Group does not currently have any Johnson and Johnson vaccine supply. If you are looking for Johnson & Johnson vaccine, please reach out to your local county office for vaccine opportunities. However, if you are looking to get one of the mRNA vaccines as your booster, please schedule your appointment online or call your primary care doctor’s office.
Please read these instructions before requesting an appointment.
- After you click the "Schedule Now" button below:
- Complete the registration form by entering the following information for the person receiving the vaccine, first name and last name (as shown on the driver's license, state-issued ID, or birth certificate), date of birth, phone number, email, and home address. If you do not have an email you can skip that step.
- A verification code will be sent to the contact information we have on file for you/your child. Please note that this is being sent to what is on file, not always the phone/email contact you entered into the form, be sure to check all household phone and email accounts for the verification code. If you do not receive the verification code, please call your primary care doctor's office to request an appointment by phone.
- Once you receive the verification code, enter that into your registration form.
- Next, you will answer a few questions about the current health and vaccine history of the person receiving the vaccine. Please know there may be times when you cannot book your appointment online and need to call the office to schedule.
- After you select the date and time, be sure to click "Request my Appointment" in the GREY box.
- Once you complete the entire process you will receive a notification that your appointment has been requested. If you DO NOT get a confirmation text, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE, do not try to schedule another appointment online through the link.
Ready to Request an Appointment?
Adolescents MUST be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian.
Are you eligible for a COVID-19 Additional Dose?
- Current guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) state that an additional dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is available to those who are moderate to severely immunocompromised. Moderate to severely immunocompromised individuals are defined as individuals who are or have:
- Actively receiving cancer treatment
- Received a solid-organ transplant and are taking immunosuppressive therapy
- Received CAR-T-cell or hematopoietic stem cell transplant (within 2 years of transplantation or taking immunosuppression therapy)
- Advanced or untreated HIV infection
- A moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency like:
- DiGeorge Syndrome
- Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
Currently being treated with immunosuppressing or immunomodulating medication for the following health conditions:
- Asplenia/Sickle Cell Disease
- Chronic Renal Disease
- Common Variable Immunodeficiency
- Crohn's Disease
- IgG Deficiency
- Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome
- Interstitial Lung Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Psoriasis/Other Dermatologic issues
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
- Ulcerative Colitis
Currently receiving active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids and other immunosuppressing medications such as:
- IVIG Infusion
- Mycophenolate Mofetil
- Prednisone dose (20 mg daily or more)
*This is not an inclusive list. if you have questions regarding your eligibility to receive the vaccine we ask that you contact your primary care doctor to discuss your eligibility.
- If you fit the above criteria and received the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine for your 1st and 2nd doses you may be eligible for a 3rd additional dose. If you fit the criteria above and received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine you may be eligible for a 2nd additional dose.
- If you are not sure if you fit the above criteria we encourage you to contact your healthcare professional to discuss your health and if an additional dose is right for you.
- While no physician order is necessary to schedule your additional dose, you will be required to self-attest that you are moderate to severely immunocompromised, as defined above.
When You've Been Fully Vaccinated
People are considered fully vaccinated:
- 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, like the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or
- 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, like Johnson & Johnson's vaccine