Nearly 12,000 First and Second Dose COVID-19 Vaccines Administered Locally Friday and Saturday
All by Appointment Only
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District and partner agencies will be busy Friday, March 5, and Saturday, March 6, at seven first and second dose vaccine clinics.
Tomorrow, the Corpus Christi–Nueces County Public Health District will be administering first and second dose Moderna vaccines at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds. Three thousand seven hundred second dose vaccinations are scheduled in the morning for patrons who received their first dose vaccinations at the fairgrounds back on January 29 and February 2. In the afternoon, 2,500 first dose vaccine will be given to pre-registered patrons who have already received their scheduled appointment.
Also, on Friday, Driscoll Children’s Hospital and the City of Corpus Christi will be administering 1,500 first dose Pfizer vaccines to pre-registered patrons at the American Bank Center.
On Saturday, the Health District will administer 2,500 first dose Moderna vaccines to teachers, administrators and staff working in school operations at the West Oso High School, while Driscoll Children’s Hospital and the Corpus Christi Independent School District will administer 500 first dose Pfizer vaccinations at Roy Miller High School for patrons in the Phase 1B group.
Also, on Saturday, HEB will administer 1,100 first dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines to pre-registered patrons at the American Bank Center.
Also, on Saturday, the Health District will give 250 first dose Moderna vaccines to high risk residents at St. John Baptist Church.
“We are setting a record for vaccinations happening this weekend in Corpus Christi and Nueces County. Over 12,000 vaccinations will be administered this weekend alone. This weekend also marks the first time we will see patrons receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccination. This speaks volumes about the coordinated efforts and hard work of our team and partner agencies," Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo said.
Things to know:
- All patrons have pre-registered, no walk ins accepted
- New registrations will open upon vaccine availability for future clinics
- Vaccines of different brands should not be mixed. If you received Moderna vaccine for your first dose, you should receive Moderna vaccine for your second dose.
- If you registered for first dose, you do not need to re-register for the second dose.