Graphic courtesy of Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Springfield Greene County Health Department and Park Board Team Up To Offer COVID-19 Vaccine

Coming soon to your local park….COVID-19 vaccinations! The Springfield Greene County Health Department says it’s working with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board to hold vaccination clinics in areas with low rates of shots and where the most people could be reached.

The first event took place Monday morning from 10 a.m. until noon at the Japanese Stroll Garden Pavilion at Nathaniel Greene/Close Memorial Park.

Here are the other events set up for the coming weeks and months, per a health department news release:

Friday, May 28 

  • Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park – 3825 W. Farm Road 146 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+).

Wednesday, June 16 

  • Jordan Valley Ice Park  – 635 E Trafficway from 12-3 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+). Free admission to that day’s 12:30-3:30 public ice skating session for everyone receiving vaccine on location.

Saturday, July 17 

  • Dickerson Park Zoo Pavilion – 1401 W Norton Rd. from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+). Free admission to the Zoo that day for everyone receiving vaccine on location.

In addition to these opportunities, the Health Department and the Park Board are scheduling clinics at all three Family Centers. More information will be released soon.

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Inquiries from the public can be made by contacting the Health Department’s call center at (417) 874-1211 or by email at coronavirus@springfieldmo.gov.                             

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