Moderna vaccine available in Cassville
The Barry County Health Department will have a limited supply of Moderna vaccine for vaccinations on Tuesday and Wednesday.
All Missouri residents aged 18 and older are eligible for the Modena COVID-19 vaccination. There is no cost to individuals receiving the vaccine. Residents must call 417-847-2114 to schedule an appointment.
Over 9,000 Barry County residents have begun the vaccine regimen. What are the benefits of getting vaccinated?
The CDC recommendations for those who are fully vaccinated, two weeks after the second dose, include:
• Be unmasked when in small groups of other fully vaccinated persons.
• Travel domestically without pre or post travel COVID testing.
• Travel domestically without quarantining.
• Travel internationally (depending on destination) without a pre-travel CoVID test.
• Travel internationally without post-travel quarantining.
Masking and physical distancing continue to be recommended when in groups that include any non-vaccinated persons.