Cass Regional Medical Center continues to be a force in the fight to end the COVID-19 pandemic. In the weeks since the hospital was selected as a high-throughput vaccinator as part of Missouri’s revised vaccine distribution plan, Cass Regional has vaccinated thousands more area residents.
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that the first shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Missouri. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Friday, December 11, confirming its safety and effectiveness.
During Thursday's press briefing at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced that Phase 1B - Tier 3 of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan will be activated on Monday, March 15, 2021.
The Missouri COVID-19 vaccine website is being launched in Missouri. MOStopsCOVID.com website will provide information regarding the safety of the vaccines, research and production processes, and when they may be eligible for vaccination.
The Cass County Health Department has issued new guidelines for quarantine after exposure to COVID-19. With the county moving from Category 2,
CASS COUNTY, MO (February 1, 2021) – The Cass County Health Department (CCHD) has been on the frontlines since the beginning of the pandemic. Additionally, CCHD has been working diligently with the Cass County Commission to develop mass vaccination plans including the operation of two drive-through clinics.
Operation Warp Speed (OWS), the initiative by the United States to bring together government officials and the brightest minds in technology and pharmaceuticals aiming to bring a COVID-19 vaccine by January 2021, showed immense progress this past week.
On February 15, 2021, the state of Missouri released additional guidance for Missouri vaccinators regarding the residency status of those seeking a COVID-19 vaccine in the state.
An announcement was made by the Missouri Governor last week that the Missouri National Guard will begin assisting the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and other State partners in establishing COVID-19 vaccination sites across the state. A mass vaccination team is assigned to each of Missouri's nine Highway Patrol regions.
– During today's press briefing at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson provided an update on COVID-19 data and vaccine administration in Missouri.
The state of Missouri announced that Cass Regional Medical Center has been selected as a high-throughput vaccinator as part of Missouri’s new vaccine distribution plan.
by Tessa Weinberg
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – During today’s weekly briefing at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson provided additional background to help explain Missouri’s COVID-19 data and calculations used in comparison to other sources.
The state of Missouri announced that Cass Regional Medical Center has been selected as a high-throughput vaccinator as part of Missouri’s new vaccine distribution plan. The hospital is scheduled to receive additional vaccine doses every other week beginning Feb. 8, enabling the organization to accommodate its first-dose vaccine appointments that were already scheduled. Plans for future first-dose vaccine clinics starting the week of Feb. 22 are in development and will be announced within the next few days.