Jackson County businesses, community organizations, churches, schools, and event organizers can request to host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Business owners may choose to only offer the vaccine to employees or to open it up to the community. (Minimum of 10 individuals)
To fill out the Jackson County Health Department has a request form, click here. Once you fill out the vaccine clinic request form, a staff member from the Health Department will reach out to you to begin coordinating.
The U.S. is currently administering three types of vaccinations to protect against coronavirus infection and spread.
The Food & Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization to the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. You can learn more about the research process, emergency use authorization, safety, and efficacy here.
All Missourians over age 12 are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Those under 18 are only able to receive the Pfizer vaccine. To find an appointment, visit the state's website here.
You may also sign up to be notified by Jackson County when vaccine is available to you here.
The federal government has coordinated with private pharmacy partners to increase the speed of vaccine distribution. A list of federal vaccine partners may be found here.
Center for Disease Control & Prevention
The CDC has information for businesses and employers including an Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers and Cleaning and Disinfection guidelines.
- Actively encourage sick employees to stay home
- Perform routine environmental cleaning
- Emphasize staying home when sick, respiratory etiquette and hand hygiene by all employees
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has launched a 24-hour hotline for COVID-19-related inquiries. The phone number is: 877-435-8411. The Department also has a dedicated webpage with details on the status of the COVID-19 virus in Missouri, prevention tips, and other resources.