County will distribute 100 doses of vaccine today for health district workers

Second doses set for these health workers
Vaccinations at American Bank Center today
Posted at 9:12 AM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-19 11:04:56-05

ROBSTOWN, Texas — The state has notified the Corpus Christi – Nueces County Public Health District it will receive 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine today designated for Health District staff who fall under Phase 1A of the state vaccine distribution plan for health care workers.

They will be inoculated with their second dose today at 2:00 p.m. at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown, Texas.

The Health District is still waiting to be notified by the state when it will receive a shipment of 5,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine.

At this time, no delivery date has been assigned however vaccine is expected to arrive today or Wednesday. When the Health District is notified of the arrival date a mega vaccine drive thru clinic will be scheduled on Thursday, January 21, weather permitting, for Phase 1A & 1B individuals only.

During this clinic, the state will be testing the vaccination system for efficiency and to verify we can give all 5,000 doses during a one-day clinic.

The Health District’s mega vaccination clinics are ideal for people with flexible schedules and non-critical health issues.

In addition to the Health District, other local providers have enrolled with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and are approved to provide Plan 1A and 1B COVID-19 vaccines as doses become available. A complete provider list can be found at [] or [].