JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that the state will host a Mega Vaccination Site in Springfield with the potential to fully vaccinate up to 10,000 Missourians. The event will be held at Hammons Student Center at Missouri State University (MSU) on Thursday, April 8 and Friday, April 9, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
“Just as we have done in Kansas City and St. Louis, our state-supported teams will establish a Mega Vaccination Site in Springfield to help meet the increased vaccine demand of our urban populations,” Governor Parson said. “Our vaccination teams will be on the ground to support the Greene County Health Department and Missouri State University in administering 10,000 doses of the J&J vaccine provided by the state.”
“We are excited to partner on this vaccination event. It will be a great opportunity for our students and the broader community to get vaccinated,” Missouri State University President Cliff Smart said. “We greatly appreciate Governor Parson’s leadership in bringing this important opportunity to Springfield and to our campus.”
State vaccination teams are partnering with MSU and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for the indoor event.