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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Health Department, Mercy and Springfield Cardinals partner to bring vaccine to Opening Day

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to partner with Mercy and the Springfield Cardinals to offer COVID-19 vaccinations at Hammons Field for Opening Day on Tuesday, May 4.

The vaccine clinic will be located just inside the main gate. Vaccinations will begin when the gates open at 5:35 pm until 7:30 pm. Opening Day attendees will be able to receive the first dose of the 2-dose Moderna vaccine with no appointment needed.  

The Health Department, Cardinals and Mercy are working to schedule more vaccination opportunities throughout the month of May in the stadium. This partnership represents our continued commitment to make the COVID-19 vaccine easy to access throughout the community. 

Those interested in learning more about this or other vaccination opportunities can visit or call our COVID-19 Call Center at 417-874-1211.


Inquiries from the public can be made by contacting the Health Department’s call center at (417) 874-1211 or by email at [email protected].       

Please note that the contact number for media inquiries has changed. Media may now contact the Health Department PIO Team by call or text at 417-380-2556 or email at [email protected].               

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