Missouri moves to Phase 1b Tier 3 of COVID-19 vaccine

Missouri moves to Phase 1b Tier 3 of COVID-19 vaccine
Starting March 15, educators, grocery workers, government workers and more will be able to get their COVID-19 vaccines as Missouri moves into Phase 1b Tier 3. (Source: WIS)

MISSOURI. (KFVS) - Starting on Monday, March 15, more people will be able to get their COVID-19 vaccines as Missouri moves into Phase 1b Tier 3.

Under Phase 1b Tier 3 of the Show Me Strong Recovery Plan, the following persons will be able to get the vaccine:

  • Educators
    • Teachers
    • faculty
    • staff in public
    • private
    • nonprofit pre K – 12
  • Childcare workers
    • Faculty and staff in a DHSS or DSS -licensed facility providing basic care to children
  • Those that work in the Communications Sector
    • Employees at public, private, or nonprofit organizations that provide communications services
  • Those that work in the Dams Sector
    • Employees at public, private, or nonprofit organizations that provide services in the dams sector related to critical water retention and control services
  • Those that work in the Energy Sector
    • Employees at public, private, or nonprofit organizations that provide energy services, regardless of the energy source
  • Those that work in the Food/Agriculture Sector
    • Employees of certain food production and processing facilities
    • mass food production
    • distribution
    • transportation
    • wholesale
    • retail sales, including grocery and convenience stores where groceries are sold
    • veterinary services
  • Those that work in the Government
    • Elected officials in any branch of government at the state, county, and/or municipal levels required for the continuity of government
    • members of the judiciary at the federal, state, and/or local levels required for the continuity of government
    • employees designated by the federal government that fall within the state’s vaccine allocation responsibilities
    • other designated government personnel required for the continuity of government
  • Those that work in the Information Technology Sector
  • Employees at public, private, or nonprofit organizations that provide IT services
  • Those that work in the Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste Sector
  • Employees at public, private, or nonprofit organizations
  • Those that work in the Transportation Systems Sector.
    • aviation
    • highway and motor carriers
    • maritime transportation systems
    • mass transit and passenger rail
    • pipeline systems
    • freight rail
    • postal shipping
  • Those that work in the Water and Wastewater Systems Sector
    • Employees at public, private, and/or nonprofit organizations that provide drinking or wastewater services

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