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The Governor has submitted his administration’s plan for distributing the coronavirus vaccine to the CDC for approval.
No vaccine has been approved yet, but the plan outlines the state of Missouri’s actions when one is.
The first to be vaccinated under the plan are health care workers, then those most at risk, and then those with underlying health conditions.
The vaccine would then go to essential workers and then to any person in Missouri who wants one.
The full press release can be read below.
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri has submitted its plan for administering the impending COVID-19 vaccine to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Governor Parson was joined by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Director Dr. Randall Williams during today’s weekly briefing to announce the completion of the plan, which was due to the CDC by October 16.
“This has been an incredible collaborative effort, and I want to thank all of the agencies and partners involved for their hard work and dedication. In the midst of an ever-changing and unprecedented situation, our team of professionals has done outstanding work to develop a detailed plan,” …
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