City & Driscoll Children’s Hospital Host Joint News Conference

Announcing Details about Walk-in Vaccinations by Appointment Only

City of Corpus Christi seal, Public Health logo and County of Nueces seal

When:   Tuesday, February 2, at 2:30 p.m.

Where:  City Hall Council Chambers

              1201 Leopard Street

Who:     Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo

              Eric Hammon, President, Driscoll Health System

              Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, Executive Vice, President Driscoll Health System

              Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales

              Annette Rodriguez, Public Health Director


CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi and Driscoll Children’s Hospital will hold a joint news conference announcing details about another COVID-19 vaccination site. The American Bank Center is being set up to offer free vaccinations for eligible Phase 1A & 1B recipients. This vaccination effort led by Driscoll Children’s Hospital is an appointment based walk-in service only at the American Bank Center.

The city is requesting only one media representative from each outlet. The public and the media are encouraged to view the briefing live on any of the following communication channels:

Facebook: @citygov

YouTube: CCTVCorpusChristi

CCTV20: Spectrum Channel 1300, Grande Channel 20, AT&T Uverse Channel 99

Following a short break, the City of Corpus Christi and Nueces County will have a joint news conference to brief the public on the COVID-19 pandemic. This replaces the news conference normally held at 5 p.m. each Tuesday.

Both news briefings are not public gatherings.

For more information, media representatives can contact Communications Director DeAnna McQueen at 361-826-2940 or by email at

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