The Latest: Missouri opening up vaccine to vulnerable groups
March 19, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri says the homeless, minorities, restaurant workers and other vulnerable communities eligible for coronavirus vaccinations beginning March 29.
Gov. Mike Parson added Thursday that vaccines will then be made available to everyone in Missouri beginning April 9.
Parson says he expects a large influx of vaccine doses to Missouri beginning in April, and his administration wants to open up eligibility to ensure there are enough interested people ready to be vaccinated.
The governor says that "with the progress we are currently seeing and vaccine supply expected to incre...