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FREE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AVAILABLE

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department is announcing the schedule for sites offering free doses of COVID-19 vaccine during the week of September 6, 2021. Thirty-eight health department-affiliated free vaccination sites are on the schedule for the week.The sites welcome...

White House confirms U.S. may require foreign visitors be vaccinated

The White House confirmed Thursday (August 5) it is considering requiring foreign visitors to be vaccinated as it plans to eventually reopen international travel but said it had made no final decision and was not immediately going...

India COVID-19 cases hit daily record, Mumbai streets empty

: India's richest Maharashtra state started a weekend lockdown on Saturday(April 10) in a bid to curb the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases across the state. Streets of India's financial capital Mumbai were deserted...

‘My eyes have been opened’: COVID-19 nurse inspires daughter

There can be few families who've been closer to the coronavirus pandemic than the Jocelyn family in England. Jacqui has been a nurse for 30 years, 20 of those in the intensive care unit...

Biden blasts Trump’s handling of vaccine, urges patience

U.S. President Joe Biden criticized the coronavirus vaccination program he inherited from his predecessor, Donald Trump, on Thursday (February 11) and urged Americans to have patience as he fixes it. "We're not going to...

Eli Lilly’s antibody combination receives FDA emergency use authorization for COVID-19

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to Eli Lilly's combination antibody therapy to fight COVID-19, the U.S. drugmaker said on Tuesday (February 9). Eli Lilly's combination therapy of...

Harris County Public Health Expands Vaccine Registration Process

HOUSTON - Starting on Tuesday, January 26th, Harris County Public Health (HCPH) will launch anew COVID-19 Vaccination Portal for residents who meet the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) criteria for receiving a vaccine.

Houston Health Department announces FREE COVID-19 testing schedule for the week of January 25

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of January 18, 2020. Eighteen FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week.

Galveston County Health District COVID-19 vaccine appointments CLOSED

UPDATE: All available appointments for the Galveston County Health District vaccine clinic have been filled and registration is now CLOSED. Please visit Galveston County Health District for more information on future appointments...

Houston Health Department Opening Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Slots

UPDATE - The Houston Health Department's 1,600 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots filled in approximately five minutes of opening at 4 p.m.  More appointment opportunities will be announced as supply increases. 

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