Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine set to arrive in Indiana and Michigan this week

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY -- Indiana is expecting its first doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine later this week.

Dr. Mark Fox with the St. Joseph County Health Department tells ABC57 News the state of Indiana is still working on plans for how to efficiently deploy the new shots.

The department is working with local health departments and hospitals to make those decisions.

Indiana is said to to begin receiving shipments Wednesday, but it is unclear on the number of vaccines that will initially be rolled out.

As for Michigan, the state is reported to recieve just shy of 83,000 doses of the newly-approved vaccine. 

Shipments to Michigan are set to arrive later this week, but the exact day is still unclear. 

Some of the vaccines were actually manufactured in Grand Rapids, making it the second COVID-19 vaccine to be made in Michigan along with the Pfizer version.

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