CoxHealth lowers vaccine age requirement to 65

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- CoxHealth announced Wednesday that those 65 and older are now eligible to receive vaccines from the health system.

According to a Facebook post, available locations include Springfield, Branson, and Barton County.

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Cox has been operating on its own tier system that is different from Missouri’s system.

On Monday, the health system announced it was moving to a stage meant for 70-74-year-olds. The next stage includes those 65-69 WITH a BMI >40, diabetic, or chronic lung disease.

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