The expansion of the groups eligible to receive the COVID vaccine comes to northeast Missouri next week.

Officials with Hannibal Regional announced Monday they would begin offering vaccines to Missouri residents in Phase 1B, Tier 3 Monday, March 15th.

Missouri Governor Parson announced recently the latest expansion of eligibility would include critical infrastructure workers.

If you are an employer wanting to help your workers access the vaccine, contact Hannibal Regional at 573-629-3576. If you are an essential employee who’s now eligible, you can make an appointment starting Tuesday by calling 573-629-3570.

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While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.

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