Columbia, Missouri (KMIZ)
Public Health and Human Services in Boone County, Columbia will hold a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday at its offices at 1005 W. Worley St.
Individuals can receive a series of doses, including boosters. Pfizer 6 months and older and 18 and older are eligible for Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson.
An appointment with a health and welfare service is also required prior to Saturday vaccinations, but ID and health insurance are not required.
We are also extending our COVID-19 vaccination reception hours from 3:30pm to 6:00pm on Wednesdays in August.
Residents can book those times here.
This is because Boone County continues to have a Medium or “Yellow” Community Level for COVID-19.
However, the state is still in the red on new cases. The latest data show he has over 12,000 new cases reported in Missouri.
However, that number is down 13% from the previous week.
836 new hospitalizations were also reported in the latest data, up 2% 2% from the previous week.
The number of deaths also increased significantly, up 44%, with 78 new deaths reported.
On Tuesday, MU Health will provide limited quantities of the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine by appointment to people over the age of 18 who have not yet been vaccinated.
A special immunization clinic is held at South Providence Medical Park from 5:15pm to 7:15pm.
You can make an appointment by calling (573) 771-CARE.