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MSU MASS COVID-19 VACCINATION: What you need to know about signup, parking

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Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 10:21 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 7, 2021 at 5:48 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Missouri State University and area partners invite Missourians to a COVID-19 vaccine mega event at Hammons Student Center on the Missouri State campus on April 8-9.

The goal is to vaccinate 10,000 individuals over the two-day event, which would be the largest single-site event to date in the State of Missouri.

The vaccine offered is the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

How to register for the event

The event and vaccine are free and open to Missouri residents ages 18 and up.

Walk-ins will be welcome, but registration is strongly encouraged. To register in advance, visit www.vaccine417.com. Walk-ins are encouraged to call the Health Department’s COVID-19 call center at (417) 874-1211 to inform us of your arrival so we can get you through quicker.

Individuals who fall into Phases 1 and 2 can schedule an appointment or walk-in for either day. All other individuals will be eligible on April 9 when the state opens eligibility to all Missourians.

For help with registering or scheduling an appointment, people can call the Health Department’s COVID-19 call center at (417) 874-1211, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday. For walk-ins, the clinic runs from 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

What to bring with you:

Individuals do not need to arrive early if they have a scheduled appointment.

Those receiving vaccine should bring:

  • A photo ID
  • Their registration number that was emailed to them or provided when they scheduled their appointment

Parking:

The COVID-19 Vaccine Mega Event will take place at MSU’s Hammons Student Center. Parking is free and handicapped parking is available.

Courtesy: MSU/Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Courtesy: MSU/Springfield-Greene County Health Department(KY3)

Directions:

From National Ave.: Enter MSU campus on Bear Blvd. by the Davis-Harrington Welcome Center (also called E. Monroe St.)• Hammons Student Center is on the right side (about half a mile from National Ave.)• Turn left on Holland St. to access parking options

Free Parking:

• MSU Lot 25• MSU Lot 20• Bear Park South

Check-in Entrance:

• Hammons Student Center (corner of Holland St. and Bear Blvd.)• East side of building (between Hammons Student Center and JQH Arena)

Free Public Transportation:

To support the community vaccination effort, City Utilities is providing free rides on Thursday and Friday. To get to Hammons Student Center for the COVID-19 Vaccine Mega Event, use:

Line 5 – Glenstone/National – Blue

or

Line 12 – National/Glenstone – Maroon

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