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These are featured stories of how the Upper Delta and Mid-South is combating the Coronavirus as well as resources to help those impacted by the pandemic.

COVID vaccination clinics in Northeast Arkansas, Missouri Bootheel

There are COVID-19 vaccination clinics happening this week in the Upper Delta for eligible candidates.

In Missouri, the Pemiscot County Health Center in Hayti announced on their Facebook page that they will administer the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Tuesday, March 30. The center is open from 8 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. An appointment can be made by calling 573-359-1656.

The Arkansas Department of Health's Local Health Unit in Mississippi County is also having a vaccination clinic at their Osceola location on Tuesday. That will go from 9:30 A.M. until 6 P.M. Appointments can be made through the state vaccine hotline at 1-800-985-6030.

On Wednesday from 9 A.M. until noon, the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine's Delta Care-A-Van will be at the Eugene Woods Civic Center in West Memphis.

Appointments can be made by calling 870-680-8880 or through the link: bit.ly/wmemcovid.

A full list of people eligible to be vaccinated in Missouri can be found on the state Department of Health and Senior Services website here. A full list of eligible people in Arkansas can be found on the state Department of Health's website here.

A Northeast Arkansas native from Wynne, I’ve been involved with radio for about 15 years. I got my Bachelor of Arts degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, where I also served as an award-winning News Director for 2 years at KSWH-LP.