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Houston Health Department offering 9,000+ COVID-19 vaccinations for week of April 19

UPDATE (April 21) - The Houston Health Department is adding two additional targeted community vaccination clinics this week.The clinics are located in the department's priority zip codes and offer free first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine with or without...

Harris County Launches On Demand COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment System; 55,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Now Available for the Week of April 19

HARRIS COUNTY - Harris County Public Health (HCPH) today announced that it has opened 55,000 COVID-19 vaccines for the week of April 19th. In response to vaccine supply starting to meet demand, residents who sign up for...

Houston Health Department offering 7,900 COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for week of April 12

HARRIS COUNTY - The Houston Health Department is offering approximately 7,900 COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for the week of April 12, 2021.Appointments are for first doses of the Moderna vaccine, approved for people 18 and older.Visit HoustonEmergency.org/covid19 starting at noon on...

You can still test positive for COVID even after being fully vaccinated, data shows

HOUSTON - According to the Houston Health Department, over 100 residents in the city have reportedly still tested positive after they say they were fully vaccinated. Since January, 142 Houstonians who either...

Memorial Hermann opens vaccine site at the University of Houston

HOUSTON - The University of Houston and its partner organizations are offering several Pfizer vaccine clinics the week at the University of Houston student center. UH and Walgreens will deliver a limited supply...

Walgreens to host vaccination event for Underserved Communities

HOUSTON - Walgreens continues to be a valuable partner with the Houston Health Department in making vaccines available directly in vulnerable communities. On April 9th and 10th, Walgreens will host a vaccine equity...

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of April 5

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of March 29, 2021. Twenty-one FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the...

Experts say Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine remains effective for six months

WORLDWIDE - Pfizer says protection from its COVID-19 vaccine lasts at least six months after the second dose. The pharmaceutical company has been studying the vaccine in more than 46-thousand volunteers. 

Houston Health Department opening 3,000 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for new partner site

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department is opening 3,000 additional COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for April 1-3, 2021. The appointments are for first doses of Moderna vaccine at Reed Road Parking Lot (2098 Reed Rd.), the...

Houston Health Department opens 5,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for April 1-3

HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department opened 5,000 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots on Sunday morning. The appointments are for the first doses of the Moderna vaccine at Delmar Stadium April 1-3, 2021.People age 18 and older can...

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