With the FDA’s full approval Monday of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine there is not a better time to get a jab before Missouri’s vaccine incentive drawing. KRPS’s Fred Fletcher-Fierro has more.
Are you a Missouri resident who has waited for full approval from the Food and Drug Administration to get a COVID-19 vaccine? Well, this is your week. Yesterday, the FDA announced its full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for adults 16-years and older. Tomorrow is Missouri’s 2nd deadline in its Mo Stops COVID vaccination campaign. If you get your first COVID shot by Wednesday you’ll be eligible for Friday’s drawing. State officials will also announce the winners of the first drawing that took place two weeks ago.
The Missouri Department of Health and Missouri Lotto have partnered to draw 900 winners in total statewide including 5 winners of $10,000 or $10,000 towards an educational savings account if a winner is between 12 and 17 years old. Visit vaccine417.com to find a vaccine clinic in your area. That’s vaccine417.com For 89 9 KRPS, I’m Fred Fletcher-Fierro