The next phase of Missouri’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan has been activated. Tier 2 of Phase 1B focuses on protecting those who are at increased risk for severe illness, including individuals aged 65 and older and any adult with certain underlying conditions. According to Governor Parson’s Vaccination Distribution Team, about 2.5 million Missourians make up Phase 1B Tier 2. Right now, the state says the activation of Phase 1B Tier 3, which includes teachers and other essential workers, is yet to be determined. Visit MOStopsCovid.com to learn when vaccines may be available and how to receive them.