COVID-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine information

Pfizer first and second dose vaccinations - for ages 5-11

Eligible dependents, ages 5-11, of Missouri State University employees can receive the Pfizer Pediatric COVID‑19 vaccine.This vaccine is approved by the FDA and the CDC in a reduced concentration and volume specifically for children this age. There will be two doses, with the Second dose at least 21 days after the first dose. The vaccines will be given in the Magers Wellness Conference rooms during special times reserved for these children. At the time of your appointment, remember to wear a mask to enter Magers. For all other circumstances, Magers sees pediatric patients who are at least six years old.

Parents or Legal Guardians can make the child’s appointment online at the Magers portal or they can register by calling the Magers appointment desk, 417-836-4000. A parent or legal guardian must be present at all times while the child is in the vaccination clinic. More information is available at the following links:

Pfizer first and second dose vaccinations - for ages 12 and above

Missouri State University eligible students, employees, retirees, and dependents, ages 12 and up can receive the first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine. The Pfizer second dose is taken at least 21 days after the first Pfizer dose.

Pfizer continuation first booster - for ages 12 and above

This Pfizer first booster is a continuation of Pfizer product for patients who have also completed their primary vaccination series with Pfizer vaccine. Their second or additional Pfizer vaccination must have been at least five months ago.

Pfizer initial booster vaccination - for ages 18 and above

This initial booster with Pfizer vaccine is for patients who received their Primary Covid-19 vaccination series with a non-Pfizer vaccine: either Johnson vaccine or Moderna vaccine.

This includes

  • Adults aged 18 and older who completed a Moderna COVID-19 primary vaccination series, at least five months ago.​​​​
  • Adults aged 18 and older who completed a single Johnson COVID-19 vaccination at least two months ago.

Pfizer second booster dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine may be administered to individuals 50 years of age and older

  • This second booster dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is given at least four months after the first COVID-19 booster with Pfizer or Moderna vaccine was given.

Pfizer additional primary vaccination - for ages five and above

This additional primary vaccination is for the ~ 3% of the population who have moderate or severe immunocompromised.

Examples of moderate or severe immunocompromised are: active cancer treatment, organ transplant with immune suppression, stem cell transplant in in past two years with immune suppression, advanced or untreated HIV infection, inherited immunodeficiency, high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress the immune system). If you think you may qualify for this additional primary vaccination, please discuss with your physician.

If you qualify for a Pfizer additional primary vaccination, then this is taken at least 28 days after your second dose Pfizer vaccination in your primary series

  • Note: Magers has a Pfizer booster for patients who have completed a Moderna series. Magers will not carry Moderna boosters. If these are specifically desired, then the patient should schedule an appointment at Springfield-Greene County Public Health or another vaccination site.
  • Note: Magers has a Pfizer booster for patients who had a previous Johnson vaccination. Magers will not carry Johnson Boosters. If these are specifically desired, then the patient should schedule an appointment at Springfield-Greene County Public Health or another vaxsite.

If you fall into one of these categories, please sign-up for a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination.

You can do this by going to the schedule your appointment link on this page and following the prompts.

If you need help, please call our front desk receptionists at 417-836-4000.

A federally approved administration fee will be charged for people with insurance and should be paid fully by the insurance.

​​​​​​​Schedule your appointment

Vaccination cards

  • If someone needs a COVID‑19 vaccination card, they should contact Magers Medical Records and we will complete one for them.
  • If one is traveling or needs an immediate digital copy of their COVID‑19 vaccination, this can be obtained in the immunization section of their Electronic Health Record at the Magers MyHealth portal.
  • Please bring your Covid-19 vaccination card to your Covid-19 vaccination appointment, so the vaccinator nurse can update your card for you.

Vaccination records entry

Students and Employees who were vaccinated somewhere other than Magers can email your COVID‑19 vaccination status at Magers.

  • Submit a copy of your COVID‑19 vaccination card or other written documentation to Magers. Options include:
  • The documentation will be entered into your electronic health record at Magers.
  • For employees and for students, your participation with this vaccination will be shared on your behalf with Missouri State University and you will be eligible for any current Missouri State University incentives with this vaccine. If you elect to opt out of this information sharing, notify the Director of Magers Health Center, in writing.
  • Check your immunization record through the Magers MyHealth Portal one week later to confirm the vaccination record has been entered.

Scheduling an appointment

Sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations at Magers Health and Wellness Center will be completed through the MyHealth Portal.

Current employees, students and emeriti faculty and staff who have active accounts can use MyHealth Portal to schedule an appointment. Passwords can be updated online.

​​​​​​​Non-emeriti retirees and family members can schedule an appointment using the Guest Link in MyHealth Portal.