Swope Health supported a COVID-19 vaccination event on Saturday, Nov. 13 with Friendship Baptist Church, 3530 Chelsea Drive, Kansas City, MO.
The free event offered first and second doses and boosters for those who qualify, as well as the Pfizer vaccine for kids age 5-11 with parent or guardian.
Co-sponsored by the Community Builders of Kansas City, the event also featured a free food and family essentials giveaway including turkeys, food, diapers and books. The event served 528 households or 2,372 individuals — 1,134 adults, 971 kids, and 267 seniors.
Additional sponsors included Jackson County Executive Frank White and Teresa White, Blue Parkway Sunfresh, Happy Bottoms, Harvesters, the Kansas City Public Library, Catholic Charities, the Greater Kansas City Building and Trades Construction Council and the Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO.