Health Department to Host Vaccination Events

The Adair County Health Department will host curbside vaccination clinics Oct. 5, 7, 10 and 14. All clinics take place from 1-3:30 p.m. at the health department located at 1001 S. Jamison St. First dose and second doses will be administered, along with boosters for those who received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at least six months prior to the date registered for a booster.

The following people qualify for boosters:
  • Those ages 65 and older;
  • Those ages 18 and older who live in long-term care settings;
  • Those ages 18 to 64 who have underlying health conditions; and,
  • Those ages 18 to 64 who are at increased risk due to their occupation or work setting, including:
  • First responders;
  • Education workers such as teachers, staff, and daycare workers;
  • Food and agriculture workers, including those who work at area plants;
  • Correctional facility workers;
  • U.S. Postal Service workers;
  • Public transit workers and school bus drivers; and,
  • Grocery store workers.
Anyone getting a second dose or booster shot should bring proof of previous vaccination doses. Vaccine consent forms are also required. They can be accessed from the health department website by clicking on “Forms” in the upper right corner of the home page and printing out the form. They are also available for pick up outside the health department clinic door and will be available at the curbside vaccine clinic.

Masks are required. Anyone interested should call 660.665.8491 to register for a date and time.

The health department will also host its annual flu vaccination clinic from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 6 at the NEMO Fairgrounds. There will also be curbside flu clinics from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 13 and 15 at 1001 S. Jamison St.
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