City of St. Louis Mega Mass Vaccination Event A Big Success

3,468 doses of the Janssen COVID-19 (Johnson & Johnson) Vaccine were administered in the first day of the two-day event.

March 25, 2021 | 2 min reading time

Demand for COVID-19 vaccine in the City of St. Louis continues to be high. During today’s Mega Mass Vaccination Event at St. Louis Community College – Forest Park 3,468 doses of Janssen COVID-19 (Johnson & Johnson) Vaccine were administered. Today was the first day of the two-day event conducted by the City of St. Louis Department of Health in partnership with the Missouri National Guard.

“The City of St. Louis Department of Health is working to ensure all City of St. Louis residents who would like to receive a COVID-19 vaccine has an opportunity to receive one,” says Dr. Fredrick Echols, acting director of health for the City of St. Louis. “Events like the one today and partners like the Missouri National Guard are helping us to reach that goal.”

Other partners joining in to assist with this event included St. Louis University School of Nursing, St. Louis Fire Department, MODMAT, Americorps, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Cadets, Webster University School of Nursing, Team Rubicon, and Missouri State Emergency Management Agency, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and St. Louis Community College Forest Park.

Individuals registered with the City of St. Louis Department of Health were invited to the event. If you are a City of St. Louis residents interested in getting a vaccination, visit https://stlouisdph.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_08qM4vOqB5dJniR to register or call 314-657-1499 if you do not have access to the internet. If you previously registered and have secured your vaccinations through another agency, you may remove yourself from the list by emailing health@stlouis-mo.gov or calling 314-657-1499. The Department of Health encourages residents interested in receiving a vaccine to take the vaccine that is available when they have the opportunity to receive one. Getting a vaccine as soon as possible is recommended rather than trying to select one vaccine over the other.

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