Mass vaccination site for COVID-19 available this week in Saint Charles

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The family yard (2002 Arena Parkway) In St. Charles, his car park is opening again for a mass vaccination campaign against the coronavirus. The event, scheduled for October 13, will have the first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine, as well as booster shots for eligible people.

Vaccines operate as a drive-through, starting at 11 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Appointments are required to get vaccinated in the arena. At 7 a.m. on October 13, the plaza will stop accepting appointments. Schedule your appointment online at sccmo.org/COVIDVaccinSignUp Or call the Saint Charles County COVID Hotline at 636-949-1899. Each appointment lasts about fifteen minutes.

Moderna and Johnson & Johnson footage will not be presented at this event. Children 12 and older can get a vaccine at this event, but they must be accompanied by an adult.

To receive a booster injection, you must be over 65, 18 or older and have an underlying medical condition.

Those ages 18 to 64 who “have an increased risk of exposure and transmission of COVID-19 due to living or working in a professional or institutional setting” will also be eligible for a booster dose, according to a statement from the St. Charles County Department of Health. Examples of increased exposure risk They include first responders, people who work in education, grocery store workers or other food workers.

Most booster doses require six months between doses, but those with health conditions such as cancer or other conditions that affect the immune system can score if they have 29 days between each dose.

At the appointment, you will need to wear a mask while interacting with the staff, a photo ID, your vaccine card if you have one, proof of work if you get a booster dose and a copy of your appointment confirmation. It is suggested to arrive within ten minutes of your appointment.

Currently, according to Missouri State Health and Senior ServicesCharles County has 57.3 percent of residents who have started vaccination, with nearly 53 percent fully vaccinated. Charles County has a population of 405,262, according to a press release.

Find more information about the site at sccmo.org.
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