Pre-registration closes for hotline COVID-19 vaccinations

Slots filled in three hours on Saturday
Second-dose vaccinations set today at Richard Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown
Posted at 4:02 PM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 19:47:38-05

ROBSTOWN, Texas — Hotline pre-registration closed Saturday for 1,000 individuals to receive a first dose Phase 1A & IB vaccination at a clinic tentatively scheduled for next week at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds.

A newly established hotline was put into operation this morning at 10:00 a.m. and by 1:00 p.m. pre-registration was completed.

Patrons can still register online for the first dose clinic. Online registration for 1,000 patrons will begin on Monday, February 8 at 10:00 a.m. The registration form can be found online at [].

What to expect if you pre-register for the first dose clinic through the Hotline or Online:

  • Those who register online or using the hotline will be notified by reverse alert with an appointment time slot for vaccination as well as the date and location. Patrons will need to arrive only one hour prior to their appointment time.
  • These participants will be given a password that needs to be written down on a piece of paper and placed on your vehicle’s dashboard for volunteers to see and read easily.
  • Patrons will also receive a QR code which you will need to bring to the clinic.
  • If there is an issue with the QR code, please call the Health District at 361-826-7200, option 2.

Also, at the first-dose clinic drive-thru, the 1,000 additional patrons who are already registered as a result of a registration issue caused by a software glitch have been placed on a priority list and will be contacted to receive a vaccination. Those patrons do not need to pre-register again. A reverse alert will be sent to those individuals with an appointment time and password once vaccine has been received at the Health District.

The Corpus Christi - Nueces County Public Health District is waiting to hear from the state on when the Health District will receive its next vaccination shipment. Staff is expecting thousands of first and second doses, but we are not sure of the arrival date. If we receive the vaccines, we anticipate holding three clinics next week. One clinic will be for a first dose and two clinics will be to accommodate the 9,000 patrons that are ready to receive their second doses.

Regarding the second dose clinics, if you received your first dose vaccine on Jan.11, 12, 15, or 16 at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, it is time for your second dose.

There will be two second-dose drive-thru clinics next week pending vaccine arrival time. The date of second dose does not have to be on the exact date as a first dose. It can be as early as 24 days after the first dose or as late as six weeks after the first dose.

The first second dose clinic will start at 8:00 a.m. and the second will start at 11:00 a.m. on the following day, both at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd. in Robstown. The vaccine administered will be Moderna.

Second dose patrons do not need to pre-register for their vaccine clinic. You will receive an automatic text message with a “magic link”, please click on the link and answer the questions. You will also be sent a reverse alert notifying you of your appointment time and date to receive your second vaccine. If you missed your reverse alert, please call the Health District at 361-826-7200, option 2 and the county will help you with the information once vaccines have arrived.

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