Perry County, Mo. community COVID-19 vaccination clinic runs out of vaccines

Perry County, Mo. community COVID-19 vaccination clinic runs out of vaccines
The organizations are preparing to vaccinate 975 community members. (Source: WTVM)

PERRY COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A community vaccination clinic in Perry County Mo. ran out of vaccinations around 2:20 p.m.

The Perry County, Mo. Health Department, partnered with the Perry County Memorial Hospital to host the clinic at the Perry Park Center on Friday, January 29.

The event started at 7 a.m. and was scheduled to run until 7 p.m.

The Perry County Health Department is partnering with Perry County Memorial Hospital to host a community vaccination...

Posted by Perry County Health Department - Missouri on Saturday, January 23, 2021

Individuals had to wait 15 to 30 minutes after their vaccination to be monitored for adverse reactions.

Those between 16 and 18 years of age needed a guardian with them.

The organizations were prepared with over 1,000 doses

The Perry County Health Department will be CLOSED tomorrow, Friday, January 29th to allow staff to work the COVID-19...

Posted by Perry County Health Department - Missouri on Thursday, January 28, 2021

Vaccines were given on a first-come, first-served basis and were free.

PCMH began with direct patient care staff, vaccinating more than 140 employees so far, and then transition to the community.

As of Monday, Jan. 25, the health department said it has vaccinated more than 200 community members under the current eligibility requirements from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

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