SAN ANTONIO – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will hold a press conference on the statewide “Save Our Seniors” COVID-19 vaccination initiative on Thursday in McAllen.
The news conference will start at 2 p.m. It will be streamed live in this article.
Abbott will be joined by other officials to share news on a program intended to vaccinate more seniors in the state of Texas, who are at greatest risk of severe illness from contracting COVID-19.
The governor first announced the program in February during a stop in Corpus Christi.
Through this program, Texas Department of Emergency Management and the Texas Military Department work alongside local jurisdictions to set up a central drive-through vaccine clinic in each community or administer directly to homebound seniors.