Vaccine Distribution

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 hereOnce 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.

State of Missouri

The state of Missouri has  a website with broad guidance for businesses to keep employees and customers safe.

To learn more, visit the state recovery website at


The CDC recommends wearing face coverings in public for people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Businesses also have the right to require face masks at their establishments. The following are resources to help source PPE and other COVID-19 related items.

KC PPE (Face masks)

B&T Specialties (Face masks, social distancing floor decals, etc.)

Jackson County

As of May 14, 2021, Jackson County lifted all remaining health orders. Businesses and other spaces continue to have the right to require face masks at their establishments. In accordance with the CDC, face masks are still recommended for unvaccinated individuals.

Individuals 12 years and older who wish to get the COVID-19 vaccine can find a vaccine provider here.

Regional Coalition

The Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City Area Development Council, Civic Council of Greater Kansas City and Mid-America Regional Council have created a joint guide to safely conducting business in Kansas City.

The organizations note that city and county requirements will take precedence over their guidance. They also note that depending on the threat level of COVID-19 at any given time, it may become necessary to move back and forth between phases.

See the Safe Return KC Guide