More than 333,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses will be shipped across Texas this week, health officials say

Bexar County will receive 9,000 doses of Moderna, 16,575 doses of Pfizer

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2020, file photo, a registered nurse prepares a syringe with the first round of the Pfizer COVID vaccination in Ridgeland, Miss., as state medical leaders received inoculations. On Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but some states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File) (Copyright 2020. The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

TEXASTexas health officials announced Saturday that more than 333,000 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are slated to arrive at state vaccination hubs this week.

The 333,650 vaccines will be received at 79 vaccination hubs and 260 vaccine providers across the state.

#COVID19TX Vaccine Update: 260 vaccine providers, including 79 vaccination hubs, will receive 333,650 COVID-19 vaccine...

Posted by Texas Department of State Health Services on Saturday, January 16, 2021

One of these hubs is Bexar County, which is slated to receive these vaccines this week:

  • SAMHD Main Immunizations Clinic - 9,000 doses of Moderna
  • University Health System - Inpatient - 10,725 doses of Pfizer
  • Wellness 360 (Adult) - 5,850 doses of Pfizer

According to the health department’s website, these addresses are shipping addresses and are not necessarily where the vaccination distribution is occurring.

The vaccine supply is still very limited; however, more doses are expected to arrive in the coming weeks, according to health officials.

If you’re in San Antonio and you’re looking to set up a vaccine appointment, you can learn more here.

The vaccination hubs are meant to “provide more people with the vaccine” and is “a simpler way to sign up for an appointment,” according to state health officials.

Those who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines include healthcare workers and residents at long-term care facilities, known as Phase 1A, and Phase 1B, which includes residents over 65-years-old or residents 16 and older with a chronic medical condition.

These chronic medical conditions include: cancer, chronic kidney disease, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), heart conditions, solid organ transplantation, obesity and severe obesity, pregnancy, sickle cell disease and Type 2 diabetes.

Read more on our vaccine page.

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