Bessemer students can receive vaccine at WUPHD
April 20, 2021
By CHARITY SMITH
BESSEMER — As those 16 years old and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, the Western Upper Peninsula Heath Department has reached out to all the school districts in the county, gauging interest among the students.
While WUPHD officials have offered to set up a shot clinic in each school, Bessemer Superintendent Dan Niemi said they have decided to let the kids just walk over to the health department, located a block away.
Parents of students age 16-18 can sign up their student to receive a vaccine by calling WUPHD or registering onlin...