JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ)
Monday is the last day for students who attend the Jefferson City School District to start the vaccination process and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first day of the 2021-2022 school year.
Students 12-years-old and above are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine, which requires two doses 21 days apart. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their final dose of the coronavirus vaccine. According to the CDC the Pfizer vaccine is 95% effective at preventing coronavirus after two doses of the vaccine and if the individual didn't previously have the virus.
Anyone 18-years-old and above are able to get the one-dose Johnson and Johnson or two doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine.
Cole County Vaccination Sites
- Jefferson City Medical Group
- 1241 W. Stadium Blvd. in Jefferson City
- Book an appointment here and walk-ins are welcome.
- Cole County Health Department (Starting on Thursday)
- 3400 Truman Blvd. in Jefferson City
- Capital Region Medical Center
- Capital Care Pharmacy
- 1125 Madison St. in Jefferson City
As of 5:45 a.m. on Monday morning, JCMG had 60 appointments available for the entire day.
On Monday morning, Governor Parson's Office sent out a release saying the Governor will participate in a conference call with K-12 administrators. The discussion will include the upcoming school year and how to educate and encourage coronavirus vaccines among the state's younger age groups.