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Push Partner Registry (PPR)

The Push Partner Registry (PPR) is a network of health care provider facilities in Kent County that have agreed to distribute government-sponsored vaccine to their staff and/or patients in the event of an influenza pandemic. Partners receive free vaccine and instructions directly from the Kent County Health Department (KCHD).

PPR Guide
A comprehensive guide explaining the rationale, benefits and procedures for enrolling in the PPR.


Sample Job Action Guidelines – Push Partner Coordinator

Sample Health Alert for Push Partner Activation

Sample Push Partner Activation Status Form

Sample Push Partner Activation Instructions

PPR Enrollment Form
A PPR Enrollment Form must be completed and submitted to the Kent County Health Department. Detailed instructions for completing the form are in the PPR Guide.

Related information

For more information about the PPR, contact Dayna Porter, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, at (616) 632-7168 or Mary Lutzke, Epidemiologist at (616) 632-7237.

Contact Us

Health Department


700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Public Health Clinics

(616) 632-7100

(616) 632-7083

Mark Hall, MD, MPH
Medical Director

Adam London, RS, MPA
Administrative Health Officer

Animal Shelter

740 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-6:30pm
Closed for Lunch:
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Adoptions end 1 hour prior to closing.
Closed Saturday & Sunday

(616) 632-7300

(616) 632-7324

Environmental Health Services

700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6900

(616) 632-6892

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