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Call Volume Heavy for Second Vaccine Dose Registration

Here’s the latest for those needing to register for their second COVID-19 vaccine dose. The Adair County Health Department is fielding a lot of calls from people who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in December. Jim LeBaron, administrator of the health department, said yesterday was the first day of registration and by noon they’d completed scheduling for more than 150 individuals. To accommodate the heavy call volume, two phone lines have been set up exclusively to field calls for registration: 660-730-6100 or 660-730-6200 weekdays during the hours of 8AM-5PM. LeBaron said to keep trying even if the line is busy. He asks everyone to be patient and says those who received the first dose will get a second dose – you just need to register a time slot on the appropriate date and the health department will be assisting with that all week.

Those who received the first dose on Dec. 21, 2020 must receive their second dose on Jan. 11, 2021. Those who received the first dose on Dec. 23, 2020 must receive their second dose on Jan. 13, 2021. They