Hy-Vee and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to Hold In-Person Sign Up Hours on Thursday, March 25 in Advance of Next COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
March 23, 2021 | News & Press Releases
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (March 23, 2021) — Hy-Vee and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) in Kansas City, Missouri, are holding in-person sign up hours for individuals who are seeking to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at Hy-Vee and NLBM’s next community vaccination clinic, which will be held Monday, March 29.
Residents of Kansas City’s 18th & Vine District are invited to stop by the NLBM, located at 1616 E. 18th Street in Kansas City, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. The sign up event is intended to assist underserved residents in the community who may not have internet access or need additional assistance with signing up.
Vaccines are available by appointment only to individuals included within Missouri’s Phase 1 and — starting Monday, March 29 — Phase 2 populations. Missouri’s Phase 2 includes:
• Individuals working in the following sectors: chemical, commercial facilities, construction, critical manufacturing, defense industrial base, financial services and any remaining populations in the food and agriculture sector that were not included in Phase 1B (includes restaurant workers)
• Government personnel
• Higher education faculty and staff
• Disproportionately affected populations (emphasis on racial/ethnic minorities not otherwise included in Phase 1B)
This will be the third community vaccination clinic hosted by Hy-Vee and the NLBM. The clinics are held every Monday at the NLBM until further notice.
At the March 29 clinic, nearly 650 individuals are expected to be vaccinated. The total number of vaccination appointments available each week will vary depending on vaccine supply. Recipients of the vaccine will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Individuals will be scheduled for a second dose appointment approximately 21 days after their first dose appointment.
WHAT: In-person Sign-Up Hours for Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 18th & Vine Residents
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, March 25
WHERE: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
1616 E. 18th Street
Kansas City, MO
About Hy-Vee, Inc.
Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 275 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $11 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 88,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit www.hy-vee.com.
About Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
The NLBM is the world’s only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of African American baseball and its impact on the social advancement of America. Located in Kansas City, Missouri’s Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District, the NLBM is a privately funded, 501c3 not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1990. The NLBM operates two blocks from the Paseo YMCA where the Negro National League was founded by Andrew “Rube” Foster in 1920. The site has been designated as the future home of the John “Buck” O’Neil Education and Research Center. For additional information, visit www.nlbm.com or call (816) 221-1920.