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COVID-19 vaccine and booster opportunities in Kansas City metro

COVID-19 vaccine
Posted at 7:16 PM, Jul 28, 2021
and last updated 2022-09-13 18:33:22-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the delta variant causes COVID-19 cases to rise in Missouri and Kansas, health officials continue to urge people to get a vaccine.

KSHB 41 News has compiled a list of places where people can receive vaccines. Anyone older than 12 currently is eligible to be inoculated.

Missouri COVID-19 Vaccine Navigator
Through the Missouri COVID-19 Vaccine Navigator, people can search and find vaccine opportunities on the local, state and federal level.

Click on the local tab to see vaccine opportunities sorted by regions.

The federal tab allows users to search for opportunities by zip code and vaccine provider (Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna).

The state tab provides a step-by-step registration page.

Walmart
Walmart is facilitating vaccines in Kansas and Missouri. People can visit the store's website to find locations offering vaccines and schedule an appointment.

Hy-Vee
Hy-Vee is facilitating COVID-19 vaccines in both Kansas and Missouri. On the Hy-Vee website, people can search for a store that offers vaccines or vaccine clinic events.

The website also is searchable by zip code.

Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department
The Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department also is facilitating vaccines at its offices at 2400 Troost Avenue.

Visit the department's website to see which dates are available for appointments. The link will then take people to a registration form.

The KCMO Health Department facilitates vaccines on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Jackson County Health Department
The Jackson County Health Department facilitates COVID-19 vaccine clinics each week.

Both walk-in and appointments are available and vary by day. The location of the clinic also varies by the day.

People can find vaccine opportunities on the department's vaccine clinic community calendar.

Johnson County Department of Health and Environment
The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment also offers the COVID-19 vaccine.

To register for an appoint, visit the department's COVID-19 vaccine registration page.

More information on more vaccine opportunities can be found on the department's general vaccine information website.

Wyandotte County

The Unified Government Public Health Department (UGPHD) will begin offering the new bivalent COVID boosters by appointment on Monday, September 19, 2022.

To make an appointment, call (913) 573-8815.

The Unified Government Public Health Department urges people to ask about the yearly flu shot at the same time they get their COVID booster shot.

Here's is a link to more information from the health department on the boosters: Bivalent COVID Boosters Are Coming to Wyandotte County – Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City (wycokck.org) [wycokck.org]. Information on bivalent COVID boosters is also available at www.wycokck.org/covid-19 [wycokck.org].

Wyandotte County residents can schedule appointments on the county's vaccine website, as well as find rides to vaccine clinics and find vaccine opportunities that come to them.

To schedule a vaccine appointment, visit the Wyandotte County vaccination scheduler or call 311.

A form must be completed to request a ride or to schedule a mobile vaccine clinic.