Town stated though the demand far outmatched the availability, 6,462 individuals obtained their first COVID vaccine dose Saturday.
HOUSTON — The Metropolis of Houston has confirmed that it vaccinated greater than 6,000 individuals Saturday at its vaccination mega-site stationed at Minute Maid Park.
Town stated though the demand far outmatched the availability, 6,462 people received their first COVID vaccine dose Saturday.
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The Houston Well being Division stated they’re conscious of the hiccups that occurred at Saturday’s vaccination clinic, together with appointments and lengthy strains, and they’re taking the required steps to handle the problems.
“We are going to enhance our appointment system to make sure individuals who register on-line obtain affirmation of their appointment and higher perceive the method. We will even extra completely verify affirmation numbers on-site so individuals with out appointments can’t skip the road by claiming to have misplaced their quantity.”
Those that weren’t capable of get vaccinated and had an appointment scheduled are inspired to name the Houston Well being Division’s COVID-19 name middle at 832-393-4220 on Thursday to reschedule. You have to your affirmation quantity.
If you happen to already left your identify and affirmation with somebody on the mega-site, you then’ll be contacted Thursday along with your appointment time.
As of Sunday, the well being division has obtained a complete of 30,950 doses of the COVID vaccine which were transferred to a number of totally different services together with Minute Maid Park, Bayou Metropolis Occasion Heart, Sharpstown and Sunnyside well being facilities, the JW Peavy Senior Heart, and extra.
The well being division stated it is going to proceed to announce extra vaccination alternatives at its well being facilities, multi-service facilities, neighborhood places and cellular models as provide will increase.
For extra on how Houston is distributing the COVID vaccine, click here.