January 25, 2022

Kirksville, MO 1/25/22 – The Adair County Health Department has scheduled four adult clinics and four pediatric clinics for COVID-19 vaccines in February. Those who get their first or second vaccine can still receive gift cards as an incentive while supplies last.

Adult COVID-19 vaccination clinics are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Pediatric clinics are scheduled from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24. All clinics are at the Adair County Health Department, 1001 S. Jamison Street in Kirksville. Residents should call the Health Department at 660-665-8491 to schedule an appointment.

Qualifying vaccine participants may receive a $50 gift card from one of four local retailers, Casey’s, Hy-Vee, Walgreens, and Walmart, depending on supplies, following first or second shots. The incentive program does not include those receiving third doses or boosters.

The Adair County Health Department recommends that all county residents ages 5 and older get vaccinated against COVID-19 and all residents ages 16 and older get vaccinated and boosted. Vaccines are easily accessible, free, and continue to demonstrate that they prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and death.