We know it’s a loaded question. The choice to be vaccinated for COVID-19 is a personal one. The Department of Health and Senior Services as outlined the facts in this link to help you make that choice for your family and community.     

For help registering online with the state navigator or with local public health entities, please call Aging Ahead at 636-207-4209. Aging Ahead cannot help you get the vaccine sooner or ensure you will receive a vaccine by registering on a particular site.

Missouri’s next phase РPhase 1B, Tier 3 opens on March 15

Included in this group are:

  • Education
  • Childcare
  • Communications Infrastructure
  • Dams Sector
  • Energy Sector
  • Food & Agriculture Sector 1
  • Government
  • Information Technology
  • Nuclear Reactor Sector
  • Transportation Systems
  • Water and Wastewater Systems

Previous Tiers that have been open to receive the vaccine include:

Phase 1B- Tier 1: First Responders & Emergency Services

  • Public Health Administration and Staff
  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire Services
  • Corrections
  • Emergency Management
  • Public Works
  • Emergency Services

Phase 1B- Tier 2: High Risk Individuals

  • Anyone 65 and older
  • Any adults with cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, COPD, Heart Conditions, weakened immune system due to organ transplant, severe obesity (BMI >40), pregnancy, Sickle Cell Disease, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, or individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities such as Down Syndrome.

Additional Links

Missouri DHSS FAQs

CDC: Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

CDC: FAQs about COVID-19 Vaccination

FDA: COVID-19 Vaccines Information

Novel Coronavirus Fact Sheet

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services


Staying connected is more important than ever and we are all learning new ways to do just that. Here are some ways for you to stay connected to Aging Ahead and each other.

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Cyber Seniors Zoom Classes

Activity Sheet


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