KSAT Q&A: Infectious disease specialist Dr. Ruth Berggren hopeful a ‘targeted’ approach will help get more people vaccinated against COVID-19

Dr. Ruth Berggren talks with Steve and Myra about Fiesta events that will provide COVID-19 vaccinations.

SAN ANTONIO – Here are three takeaways from Dr. Ruth Berggren’s appearance on KSAT Q&A on Thursday.

  • Dr. Berggren says community outreach including speaking with church groups, various organizations and taking mobile vaccination clinics into neighborhoods is helping to change the minds of people once hesitant to get a shot
  • She sees a lot of working parents finding it easier to take advantage of mobile vaccination sites
  • Metro Health and UT Health teaming up to offer Johnson & Johnson one dose vaccine at multiple events and locations during Fiesta 2021
Lineup of Fiesta events offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. (KSAT)

About the Authors:

Steve Spriester started at KSAT in 1995 as a general assignments reporter. Now, he anchors the station's top-rated 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts.

Myra Arthur is passionate about San Antonio and sharing its stories. She graduated high school in the Alamo City and always wanted to anchor and report in her hometown. Myra anchors KSAT News at 6:00 p.m. and hosts and reports for the streaming show, KSAT Explains. She joined KSAT in 2012 after anchoring and reporting in Waco and Corpus Christi.