St. Louis County Public Health has begun administering COVID-19 vaccines. The County received its first shipment of the Moderna vaccine last Wednesday and has vaccinated approximately 150 people in two days of vaccination clinics. St. Louis County is following the priority target groups identified by the federal and state public health systems, offering the vaccine to paramedics, advanced emergency medical technicians, emergency medical technicians and emergency medical responders. It's estimated there are approximately 700 individuals working in these categories in St. Louis County. Public Health nurses are also vaccinating those responsible for administering vaccinations.