List of Missouri hospitals receiving COVID-19 vaccines in February released

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A nurse prepares a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the new coronavirus to be injected at the Andras Josa Teaching Hospital in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (Attila Balazs/MTI via AP)

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Governor Mike Parson released a list of Missouri hospitals receiving the 53% of weekly vaccine allocations during February 2021.

In Southwest Missouri, CoxHealth in Springfield and Cox Medical Center in Branson will receive vaccines during the week of Feb. 1 and Feb. 15. Mercy in Springfield, Mercy in Joplin and Freeman Health System in Joplin will get vaccines during the week of Feb. 8 and Feb. 22.

Gov. Parson said the hospitals chosen were based on the fact that people over 65 and high-risk patients were more likely to be receiving their care at these facilities.

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