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Missouri activates Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations | News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2021-01-14 13:29:00 –

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com)-Missouri has announced plans to expand COVID-19 vaccination from 1A to 1B to millions more from Thursday.

The state said they would start vaccination of residents Phase 1 B Tier 1 Of today’s state vaccination plans. The state states that Phase 1B Tier 1 focuses on protecting people who keep Mizurians safe, including law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and public health professionals.

Phase 1 B Tier 2Includes all people over the age of 65, and all adults with a particular underlying illness, activated on Monday.

According to Governor Person’s vaccination distribution team, this is about 2.5 million Mizurians, about 40 percent of the state’s population. Currently, the state states that activation of Phase 1B Tier 3 including teachers and other important workers has not yet been determined.

Individuals in Phase 1B need access to the vaccine through their employer and / or association. Individuals in Phase 1B-Tier 2 should contact their local pharmacy or healthcare provider or visit MOStopsCovid.com to find out when the vaccine is available and how to receive it. A list of vaccinated people and local vaccination teams will be published on January 15th at www.MOstopsCovid.com.

The state said in a media release last month that the Mizurians began receiving the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. More than 160,000 people received the first dose and more than 22,000 were fully vaccinated in the double vaccination series.

St. Louis County and St. Charles County have launched an online portal for residents to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine.

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