Governor Parson responded to criticism that the St. Louis region does not get enough vaccine — and turned it back on local leaders. He says the area gets at least 37 percent of the state’s doses through a rapid-distribution partnership with selected hospitals.


The governor is sending 3,000 vaccines DIRECTLY to the St. Louis County Health Department each week…as part of the same total shipments.

The entire state is struggling with supply. The governor says:



Parson says there is no disparity favoring the rural areas of the state in vaccinations:


Parson says that the vaccination approach will change- depending on the populations they need to reach: