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Need Help Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster? Local Rides & Resources

Need help getting to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment? If you or a loved one need a ride, have limited mobility, or are homebound, these local resources are available to assist you.

Transportation

If you need transportation to and from your vaccination appointment, visit the state’s Get A Ride website to find free or low-cost rides in your area. Providers include, but are not limited to:

  • Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Serves the Kansas City region, including Gladstone, North KC, Independence, and Lee’s Summit. To schedule, call (816) 221-0660 or visit ridekc.org/mobility-services.
  • OATS Transit Serves Eastern Jackson County, including Lee’s Summit, Blue Springs, and Grain Valley. Visit oatstransit.org/jackson or call (816) 380-7433 or 1-800-480-6287 to schedule in advance.
  • Mid-America Regional Council AAA — Serves seniors in Jackson County and surrounding areas. The AAA coordinates round-trip rides to appointments and can also help with scheduling vaccinations. Call 1-800-593-7948 for assistance.

Resources for Homebound Individuals

If you have difficulty reaching a vaccination site, you may be able to get an in-home vaccination. Contact these services to see if they offer in-home COVID-19 vaccinations in your area:

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