Updated April 7, 2021
The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Missouri State University and area partners invite community members to a COVID-19 vaccine mega event April 8-9 at Hammons Student Center.
The Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine will be available at no cost.
Missouri State and the health department encourage everyone in the community to get vaccinated as soon as possible, even if they’ve already had COVID-19.
How to register
The event and vaccine are free and open to Missouri residents ages 18 and up.
Residents who fall into Phases 1 and 2 can schedule an appointment or walk in either day. All other residents will be eligible on April 9 when the state opens eligibility to all Missourians.
Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is strongly encouraged.
To register in advance, visit vaccine417.com.
For help with registering or scheduling an appointment, call the health department at 417-874-1211, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday.
Residents with appointments do not need to arrive ahead of their scheduled time.
For more information, visit vaccine417.com.
When you arrive
Parking is available in these university lots:
Check in at the east entrance of Hammons Student Center, located between the facility and JQH Arena.
All vaccine recipients should bring a photo ID.
Those who registered in advance should bring their registration number that was emailed or provided when they scheduled their appointment.
CU offers free transportation
City Utilities is providing free bus rides Thursday and Friday to Hammons Student Center. Use Glenstone/National Blue Line 5 or National/Glenstone Maroon Line 12.
Many organizations are responsible for making this event possible, including:
- City Utilities
- Drury University
- Evangel University
- Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management
- Ozarks Technical Community College
- Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services
- Missouri Disaster Medical Assistance Team
- Missouri National Guard
- Missouri State University
- Springfield-Greene County Health Department
- Springfield Public Schools