More City Residents Fully Vaccinated After Saturday Morning Clinic

The DOH encourages those who have received the first Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine dose to receive a second dose within the required timeframe.

April 24, 2021 | 2 min reading time

This article is 2 years old. It was published on April 24, 2021.

The City of St. Louis Department of Health and its partners administered 78 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during a second-dose clinic at the 1520 Market building, home to the Department of Health. Many of these clients received their first dose four weeks ago during a clinic at the Omega Center in North City.

“Everyone who has received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine should take the necessary step to complete a vaccine series to provide the best protection from this virus,” says Dr. Fredrick Echols, acting director of health for the City of St. Louis. 

The Department of Health encourages individuals who have received the first dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to receive their second dose within the required timeframe.  You can contact the Department of Health’s COVID-19 hotline – 314-657-1499 (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm) to be placed on a list of clients who need a second dose. You can also visit vaccinefinder.org or covidvaccine.mo.gov/events to find available vaccine near you. 

It’s important to continue to follow COVID-19 safety precautions, even after you have received the full course of a COVID-19 vaccine. These measures include watching your distance around people who do not live with you, wearing a facial covering, and washing your hands frequently. 

Anyone who needs of the first dose of a COVID-19 is highly encouraged to visit the FEMA Community Vaccination Clinic at the Dome. It is open seven days a week, from 8:00am-6:00pm, and no appointment is necessary. Free parking for the Community Vaccination Clinic is available near Cole and 6th Streets, with shuttle service to the entrance. Use Gate C near Broadway Avenue and Cole Street to enter the clinic. If you are using a GPS for navigation, use the address “602 Cole Street” to direct you to the parking areas. 

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