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Sedalia among Walmart locations offering COVID vaccines


More than 100 retail pharmacies across Missouri have been selected by the federal government as part of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 vaccine administration, including Walmart in Sedalia.

According to a news release from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 81 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacy locations will begin receiving vaccines from a federal allocation, and vaccinations will begin Friday, Feb. 12. Additionally, 21 Health Mart independent pharmacies across Missouri will also soon begin receiving and administering vaccinations. Separate from the State’s limited weekly allotment, the 102 Missouri retail pharmacies are scheduled to receive a total of more than 18,000 doses per week. 

“We welcome the opportunity to work with our federal partners and provide an additional avenue for Missourians to receive a COVID-19 vaccine,” Gov. Mike Parson said in a news release. “This partnership will be a great help in expanding vaccine access and getting more doses into arms as quickly and efficiently as possible.”

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal program is being implemented incrementally based on the available vaccine supply, with select retail pharmacy locations providing COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals. 

According to a Walmart news release, the company consulted with the CDC and took into account the population density, customer demographics, infection rates and availability of local health care resources among other factors to identify many of the participating locations.

Eligible customers can schedule a vaccine appointment via the Walmart and Sam’s Club websites once appointments are available. Vaccines will be available to those who meet the current phase of vaccine eligibility in Missouri, which can be found at MOStopsCOVID.com. According to the Walmart news release, more than 1,000 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in 22 states are receiving federal vaccine allocations this week, with an emphasis on locations that reach customers in underserved communities with limited access to health care. 

“Ninety percent of the country lives within 10 miles of a Walmart. We’re committed to helping people live better – and healthier lives – in Missouri, and we take that role very seriously,” Dr. Cheryl Pegus, Walmart Executive Vice President of Health & Wellness, said in a news release. “We want to help the country re-open, but we can only achieve that through widespread COVID-19 vaccination. We’re proud to work together with the federal government, states, communities, customers and associates to expand access to the vaccine and reach that goal.” 

The following area Walmart locations will be administering COVID vaccines:

• Walmart, 3201 W. Broadway Blvd. in Sedalia

• Walmart, 2150 Main St. in Boonville

• Walmart, 1712 E. Ohio St. in Clinton

• Walmart, 3001 W. Broadway in Columbia

• Walmart, 415 Conley Road in Columbia

• Sam’s Club, 101 Conley Road in Columbia

• Walmart, Grindstone Parkway in Columbia

• Walmart, Cherokee Drive in Marshall

• Walmart, 1003 W. Newton St. in Versailles

• Walmart, 301 E. Cooper St. in Warrensburg

• Walmart, 103 W. Polk St. in Warsaw.

A full list of Walmart and Sam’s Club stores administering the vaccine under the federal agreement can be found at www.corporate.walmart.com/covid-vaccine. 

To check availability and schedule an appointment, visit www.walmart.com/COVIDvaccine and www.samsclub.com/covid. When people receive their first dose, an appointment for the second dose will be scheduled.


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