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The Jasper-Newton Public Health District offices in Jasper are located at 139 West Lamar Street.

Jasper County Judge Mark Allen said Monday that the Jasper Newton County Public Health District will soon distribute the Coronavirus vaccine.

According to Allen, the health department has received 1,600 doses of the Moderna vaccine and will soon began immunizations on a scheduled basis by appointment only.

Allen said that for the most part, the health district has taken over the overall distribution of the vaccines here in Jasper County and those wishing to take the vaccine should contact the department by calling 384-6829, ext. 222.

How the distribution will be made or when it will begin is not known.