FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Feb. 2, 2021) — General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital is hosting a COVID-19 mass vaccination event from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Nutter Field House as part of the installation’s second phase of the vaccination rollout plan. The goal of the event is to provide a wide distribution of the first dose of Pfizer vaccines to Fort Leonard Wood service members, Department of Defense civilians and contractors, and enrolled beneficiaries who are 16 years of age or older.
Appointments are required and can be made by visiting https://informatics-stage.health.mil/GLWACHCOVIDApp.
Please complete the COVID Vaccine form and bring it with you during your appointment; vaccine forms are available at: https://leonard-wood.tricare.mil/Health-Services/Preventive-Care/Immunizations/COVID-19-Vaccine-Program
If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 90 days prior to Feb.5 or Feb. 6, you will be considered ineligible to receive the vaccine at this event.
If you have had another vaccine within 14 days of Feb. 5 or Feb. 6, you will be considered ineligible to receive the vaccine at this event.
The vaccine is only approved for those 16 years of age and older.
Check the GLWACH Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/GLWACH for updates.
For more information about the vaccine, please visit the CDC’s FAQs at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html.
About Fort Leonard Wood
Fort Leonard Wood is a thriving and prosperous installation that has evolved from a small basic training post more than 75 years ago to a premier Army Center of Excellence that trains more than 80,000 military and civilians each year.
Fort Leonard Wood is home to the U.S Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and three U.S. Army schools: the U.S. Army Engineer School; U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School; and the U.S. Army Military Police School. In addition to training engineer, CBRN and military police specialties for the Army, Fort Leonard Wood also provides gender-integrated in-processing and Basic Combat Training for new Soldiers.
Fort Leonard Wood also hosts and trains with the largest Marine Corps Detachment and Air Force Squadron on any Army installation as well as a large Navy construction detachment.
More information about Fort Leonard Wood is at: https://home.army.mil/wood/index.php/about/mission