Oklahoma City, OK (STL.News) Today the White House announced a new community vaccination center will open in Tulsa on Wednesday, April 21. The federally supported vaccination center will be located at the Tulsa Community College Northeast Campus, 3727 East Apache Street.
“Oklahomans welcome this additional support from the federal government to further fuel our state’s successful vaccination rollout,” said Governor Kevin Stitt. “We are well on our way to getting our summer back.”
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will lend support to the vaccination site, in partnership with the Tulsa Health Department, Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, the Oklahoma National Guard and state and local partners.
“We are grateful to receive additional resources in Tulsa to reach as many people as possible during one of the largest vaccination rollouts in our country’s history. I want to thank our federal partners for selecting Tulsa for this opportunity and want to thank the State of Oklahoma for its continued distribution of the vaccine as we all do our part to protect our neighbors,” said City of Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum.
“The news that Tulsa County is getting a vaccine distribution POD of this size is more than welcome news.