A Message from MIC

The Missouri Immunization Coalition would like to thank all of our coalition members and partners for your tireless efforts to protect the health of Missourians during this unprecedented time. We realize that public health and health services professionals are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Missouri Immunization Coalition remains committed to raising awareness about the importance and safety of vaccines, sharing pertinent immunization information from state and federal agencies, and protecting the citizens of Missouri from vaccine-preventable diseases. Please use this page as a resource for information on COVID-19 vaccination development, updates, and vaccination plans.

MIC COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

The MIC has developed a COVID-19 vaccine toolkit containing videos, cue cards, social graphics, and more. Use these assets to help spread our message.

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FDA Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

FDA amended the Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for both the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines authorizing use of a single booster dose for all individuals 18 years of age and older after completion of primary vaccination with any FDA-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.

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Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Generates Long-Lasting Immune Memory

According to research from the National Institutes of Health, people who received low doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine had strong immune memories of the virus six months after being fully vaccinated.

The findings shed light on how lasting immunity develops after vaccination.

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Missouri VIP Program

Missouri’s Vaccine Incentive Program – MO VIP – is our state’s vaccine incentive program rewarding those who have chosen or will choose to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Starting in July, the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services will partner with the Missouri Lottery to draw 180 winners in 5 randomized drawings who will win either $10,000 cash or $10,000 towards an education savings account. In total, the state will award 900 individuals throughout the incentive program.

Vaccination is the most effective and long-lasting tool for protection from this infection. DHSS continues to encourage anyone age 12 and up to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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