In partnership with local health departments, Mid-Continent Public Library is hosting COVID-19 vaccination events at its branches. The clinics are free to attend and do not require advance registration. If attendees are receiving their second vaccine dose, they are encouraged to bring their vaccination cards. For details related to events in each county, see the information below.
Communities for Immunity is a partnership designed to boost COVID-19 vaccine information and confidence in communities across the United States.
Recently, MCPL hosted a live Q&A with University Health to address questions and common concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.
- Read highlights of the COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A program
- النقاط البارزة في جلسة الأسئلة والأجوبة بشأن لقاح كوفيد-19 باللغة العربية (Arabic)
- Lo más destacado del programa de preguntas y respuestas sobre la vacuna de la COVID-19 en español (Spanish)
- Điểm nổi bật của chương trình Hỏi - Đáp về vắc xin COVID-19 là bằng tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
Communities for Immunity is made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. For more information, visit www.communitiesforimmunity.org.
Health Department Clinic information
Clay County Clinics: Vaccine clinics at MCPL’s Clay County branches will be run by Heart to Heart International as a partner of the Clay County Health Department. In addition to first and second doses of the vaccine, booster shots are available to those who qualify. To receive a booster shot, at least 28 days must have passed since receiving the second dose, and those who receive a booster must sign an attestation form. More information about Heart to Heart International’s vaccine clinics can be found on their website at hearttoheart.org/covid19vaccination/.
Jackson County Clinics: During the Jackson County Health Department’s vaccination events, attendees will have the opportunity to receive their first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, their second dose of the Moderna vaccine, or the one and only dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Pediatric vaccines (ages 5-11) are being offered. Pfizer and Moderna booster shots will also be available for those who qualify. To find out if you’re eligible for a booster, visit the health department’s website. Those who are receiving their second dose or booster shot must bring their vaccine card. More information about all of the Jackson County Health Department’s vaccine clinics can be found on their website at jacohd.org, or by calling the health department 816.404.6415.
Platte County Clinics: The Platte County Health Department will offer all three vaccines to those ages 12 and up for the first and/or second dose during their clinics. Booster shots will also be available for those who qualify. To receive a booster shot, at least 28 days must have passed since receiving the second dose, and those who receive a booster must sign an attestation form. Those who are receiving their second dose or booster shot must bring their vaccine card. More information about all of the Platte County Health Department’s vaccine clinics, including those offering pediatric doses, can be found on their website at plattecountyhealthdept.com, or by calling the health department 816.858.2412.