The Audrain County Well being Division (ACHD), together with the Metropolis of Mexico, the County of Audrain and several other different entities together with the Missouri Nationwide Guard, will administer the second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations on the Mexico Memorial Airport on Friday, February 19, 2021.
This spherical will solely be for people who obtained their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on the first drive-thru mass vaccination clinic on Friday, January 29th on the Mexico Memorial Airport, on the Audrain County Well being Division the night of the 29th after which on the mini-drive through clinic the next Tuesday at Mexico’s Presser Arts Middle. No different vaccines, both first spherical or second spherical, will probably be given to anybody else that day.
“We’ve devised a system this time that we really feel will present essentially the most environment friendly and lowest wait-time expertise for these receiving the second dose of the vaccine,” ACHD Administrator and CEO Craig Brace stated. “I need to thank the Audrain County Emergency Administration Company and significantly Assistant Emergency Administration Director Leonardo “Judah” Paniagua for crunching the numbers from the primary mass vaccination clinic and determining the circulation to our system for this return clinic.”
The clinic is slated to begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, February 19th and undergo 4 p.m. that afternoon. People will probably be requested to point out their CDC Vaccination Playing cards as they enter the clinic. Those that have misplaced their playing cards will probably be issued new playing cards earlier than being vaccinated.
“We’re anticipating 2,332 doses to be administered via this drive-thru clinic,” Brace defined. “We’ve arrange a schedule of arrivals for people who want the second dose injection in line with their final title at sure occasions of the day. We ask that in case your title is scheduled at 2 p.m. that you just arrive at 2 p.m. Please don’t arrive early or late. It will enable for a constant circulation of site visitors.”
The arrival time schedule is as follows:
- 9 a.m. arrival – These with final names starting with A via B
- 10 a.m. arrival – These with final names starting with C via E
- 11 a.m. arrival – These with final names starting with F via H
- 12 p.m. arrival – These with final names starting with I via L
- 1 p.m. arrival – These with final names starting with M via Q
- 2 p.m. arrival – These with final names starting with R via S
- 3 p.m. arrival – These with final names starting with T via Z
“With this method, we’re hoping this may present an orderly and environment friendly method to get the vaccines within the arms and to take up the least period of time for these which are to obtain them,” stated Brace. Single autos transporting a number of passengers with totally different final names ought to select one of many passengers’ names to find out the arrival time. All within the automobile will probably be vaccinated on the similar time.
Brace stated that when once more the Audrain County group has pulled collectively to make this occasion as seamless as the primary one.
“We’ve been planning this one because the second the primary one ended,” Brace stated. “That’s taken numerous time for a number of totally different entities and their personnel already and we’re past grateful for his or her willingness to assist us make this upcoming occasion simply as profitable as the primary one.”