KSPR’s Jeff Phillips reports that Springfield Health officials have now administered more than 2,300 doses of the hepatitis A vaccine. Clinics offered by Mercy Springfield and Cox Health Systems treated a total of 300 people Saturday. Each also ran clinics Sunday in the aftermath of an exposure at the Red Robin restaurant in Springfield this month.
On Monday, vaccinations will be available from noon to 4 at:
Mercy’s urgent care at the Smith Glynn Callaway building at 3231 S. National Avenue and Cox’s urgent care at the Turner Center at 1000 E. Primrose.
On Tuesday, the health department will administer vaccines from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the department’s Westside Public Health Center.
On May 20, health department officials learned of a food service worker at the local Red Robin restaurant who had tested positive for Hepatitis A. Individuals potentially exposed to the Hepatitis A virus dined at the restaurant between May 8 and 16.