More Missourians to Have Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

More Missourians will soon have access to the novel coronavirus vaccines.

Governor Mike Parson announced today the activation of Phase 1B – Tier 1 of the state’s vaccination plan.

Federal partners say they are increasing vaccine supply next week and that residents 65 & over and those with comorbidities should be prioritized.

Phase 1B – Tier 1 is being activated today (Thursday) and Phase 1B – Tier 2 will be activated Monday.

Tier 1 focuses on law enforcement, EMS and firefighters while Tier 2 focuses on those 65 and over or those with comorbidities.

Those in Tier 2 should contact their local pharmacy or health care provider to learn when vaccines will be available and how to receive them.