The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is opening a mass COVID-19 vaccination site to meet the increase in demand for vaccine prompted by the approval of the Pfizer booster shot and the pending approval of the Pfizer vaccine for use in children 5-11 years old.
The site will be located in the former Gordmans at Battlefield and Fremont.
The mass vaccination site will open on Monday, October 11.
It will offer COVID-19 vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The site will also offer COVID-19 testing.
The health department says appointments are strongly encouraged and the goal is to vaccinate 500 people daily at the site.
Health leaders say based on data available from the initial vaccine rollout, more than 94,000 people are