SAGINAW, MI – The Saginaw County Health Department is reopening its Immunization Clinic and Personal Health Center for appointments, bringing back services that were closed because of COVID-19 pandemic concerns.



a sign on the side of a building: A view of the Saginaw County Health Department during the coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.


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A view of the Saginaw County Health Department during the coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

The services will open twice weekly on a varying schedule throughout the month of October, according to a news release from the department.

To make an appointment for immunizations, call the clinic at 989-758-3840 to schedule. Make an appointment at the Personal Health Center for prescription refills, family planning needs or STI-related services by calling 989-758-3870. For those only interested in pregnancy testing, call 989-758-3850.

See the release below for a full schedule of which days the two offices will be open.

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FLINT, MI — Flint City Council members discussed the city’s finances as it relates to COVID-19 and its challenges at the council’s regular meeting this week.



a bridge over a body of water: Flint City Hall, located at 1101 Saginaw St., in Flint on Thursday, April 11 2019


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Flint City Hall, located at 1101 Saginaw St., in Flint on Thursday, April 11 2019

Flint City Council President Monica Galloway requested an update on the city’s financial health in regard to the impact of coronavirus, status on collection rate for water bills, receivables, and the status of the city on property tax collection for the first quarter of this fiscal year.

“We haven’t had an update on finances since we’ve been in COVID, and I know that Councilwoman (Kate) Fields has some questions on some other things, but mine specifically are to address where we are on receivables after being in COVID for at least 6 months,” said Galloway.

Eric Scorsone, Mayor Sheldon Neeley’s financial advisor, said overall the city’s finances are “doing as well as we could expect,” he said.

“We’re doing as well as what we could expect – on target and relative to budget at the moment,” Scorsone said. “This is very early in the fiscal year.”

The Flint City Council approved a $72.9 million budget for its fiscal year 2021 in June.

Related: Flint City Council approves 2021 budget, funds ombudsperson’s office

About 44 percent, or $32 million, of the budget will be used to fund Flint’s legacy costs, which are retiree pensions and healthcare. The city’s reserve fund is expected to drop from $24 million to $6.3 million by the end of the next fiscal year, according to previous MLive reports.

Flint’s 2020 fiscal year ended on June 30 and the 2021 fiscal year began on July 1, according to Galloway.

In April, Neeley was concerned about the revenues for the