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‘Do not call 911 to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment,’ San Antonio Fire Department says

Fire officials say at-home vaccinations are pre-scheduled with area partners

San Antonio Fire Department seal outside Public Safety Headquarters. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Fire Department is asking residents not to dial 911 to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine.

Joe Arrington, a public information officer with the San Antonio Fire Department, says at-home COVID-19 vaccinations cannot be scheduled by calling, emailing or online scheduling methods.

“The at-home vaccinations for our home-bound population, which was mentioned in tonight’s daily briefing with Mayor Nirenberg and Judge Wolff, are pre-scheduled based off of lists provided by strategic local partners and cannot be scheduled by calling, emailing, or online,” Arrington said in a statement to KSAT.

In our effort to provide the covid-19 vaccine to our most at risk patients, we ask that you please do not call 911 in...

Posted by San Antonio Fire Department on Monday, February 1, 2021

Additionally, Arrington said that current vaccine appointments scheduled for the Alamodome could not be rescheduled to at-home appointments.

Related: Coronavirus update San Antonio, Feb. 1: Leaders report 2,376 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths


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