Vaccine forms available for Friday clinic

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Members of the Missouri Army National Guard set up Thursday for a mass vaccination clinic to be held Friday at Hydro Adventures in Poplar Bluff.
DAR/Paul Davis

Members of the Missouri Army National Guard spent much of Thursday setting up a mass vaccination clinic at Hydro Adventures in Poplar Bluff.

The clinic is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, for the 1,950 people who pre-registered for the event. Participants can come to the site at any time before 4 p.m. to receive the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. The second will be administered in the same location Feb. 12.

The clinic is open only to those who signed up ahead of time. Slots for the clinic filled in about 24 hours.

Residents who are signed up are encouraged to fill out their paperwork ahead of time by going to .

This will help speed up the process, said local health officials. If someone cannot print out and bring the form with them, they will receive a copy to fill out in line.

The clinic is set up as a drive up event. Participants will not need to leave their vehicles.

They will entire Cheshire Boulevard from Highway 53 and travel to the 10-15 vaccination stations set up at Hydro Adventures. They will then be directed to a waiting area at Whiteley Park, where participants will be monitored for 10-15 minutes for any adverse reactions.