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COVID-19

All Mississippians age 16 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

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A vial of the new Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. (photo courtesy MSDH)

Mississippians aged 16 or older can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine. those aged 18-years or older can get vaccinated through MSDH drive-through sites free of charge.

Those aged 16 or 17 must have a parent call 877-978-6453 to schedule drive-through vaccinations or visit a private healthcare provider.

You may click here to schedule a first-dose appointment at one of the MSDH drive-through sites, or here to find a pharmacy or clinic close-by that offers vaccinations.

Second dose appointment scheduling information should be in the appointment confirmation email.  Second dose appointments should be made three to five weeks after the first injection for the Pfizer vaccine, and four to six weeks after for the Moderna vaccine.

Vaccinations are only allocated to Mississippi residents and out-of-state residents who work in Mississippi.

 

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