Sparrow ending COVID Vaccines at Frandor Drive-Thru

Published: March 17, 2022

LANSING, MI – Friday is the last day to get COVID vaccines at the nationally known Sparrow Frandor Drive-Thru Services site but the location will still be a hub for blood tests and COVID testing.

Blood draws and COVID testing will continue to be offered from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. The location, 3131 E. Michigan Ave., is an excellent alternative to crowded lab waiting rooms. Wait times have been minimal in recent weeks at the Frandor site.

Sparrow Health System has given 138,000 COVID vaccines to the community since early 2021, with more than 100,000 at the Frandor drive-thru. In April 2021, Sparrow transitioned to an indoor site at the old Sears, at one point providing more than 2,000 vaccines in a single day. The indoor location closed in June 2021.

Sparrow Laboratories Drive-Thru Services  (Formerly Sears Auto Center at Frandor)

Sparrow Laboratory - Drive Thru Services (Sears Auto Center) located at 3131 East Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912

COVID vaccines are ending at the site as demand has waned and the most recent COVID surge has dissipated. The community is urged to get vaccines at their Sparrow Medical Group office or a Sparrow Urgent Care location.

The COVID vaccine staff at the Frandor drive-thru has been comprised mostly of hundreds of community volunteers, including Michigan State University students, retired health professionals, corporate groups such as Delta Dental, Jackson National and MSUFCU, and others. Sparrow gives a heartfelt thanks to those volunteers who endured freezing cold and extreme heat to provide care to the community.

Sparrow urges the community to remain vigilant against COVID and to get a vaccine if you haven’t already. 

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Sparrow is Mid-Michigan’s premier healthcare organization and includes hospitals in Lansing, Carson City, Charlotte, Ionia, and St. Johns, as well as Sparrow Specialty Hospital, Physicians Health Plan, Sparrow Care Network, Sparrow Medical Group, Michigan Athletic Club, and AL!VE. Sparrow is affiliated with Michigan Medicine through the Sparrow Children’s Center and with Michigan State University’s three human health colleges. Through these partnerships and the dedication of our 10,000 Caregivers, Sparrow pursues a vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality and Patient experience. For more information, visit