Today’s First Dose Vaccination Drive Thru Clinic Closed
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Today’s first dose mega vaccination drive thru clinic in Robstown, Texas was a huge success! The Corpus Christi - Nueces County Public Health District administered all first dose inoculations to Phase 1A and 1B individuals at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds. The first dose clinic is now closed.
Today’s pre-scheduled second dose vaccination clinic continues for Phase 1A and 1B individuals who received the vaccine on December 29, 2020. The clinic is opened until 7:00 p.m. and participants will enter the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds through Terry Shamsie Boulevard. Patrons receiving their second dose vaccination already have been contacted and scheduled for appointments.
On Monday, the Corpus Christi Fire Department (CCFD) first responders will continue inoculating the elderly through the Saving Our Seniors program (SOS). CCFD already has identified the recipients of these vaccines through City-run senior programs. City officials remind residents to refrain from going to fire stations looking for vaccines. Plans are in the works to expand the current SOS program.
Next week, the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District will use the American Bank Center as a pilot location to give 500 first dose vaccinations during the first come first serve drive thru clinic. The American Bank Center is located at 1901 North Shoreline Boulevard. More details on the date, time and drive logistics will be forthcoming.
"As the City launches the second week of the Saving Our Seniors program, I am proud we are growing this program to provide more vaccinations to our senior citizens and the homebound,” Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo said. “I appreciate all the hard work of our firefighters in serving our seniors. We must continue to provide vaccinations to our senior citizens and the disabled in their own homes."
For the latest information visit www.cctexas.com/coronavirus and www.nuecesknows.com or call the Health District’s Coronavirus Hotline for information at 361-826-7200, option 2. You can also find updates on city social media channels Facebook @citygov and Twitter @cityofcc.