Hidalgo County launches online registration for COVID-19 vaccine appointments


An elderly woman gets her shot of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 in Mexico City, Monday, March 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)


Registrants may set up appointments for up to two people. It will also send people an electronic reminder of their second dose appointment one day in advance of the appointment.

Edinburg, Texas (KVEO)—Hidalgo County residents will now be able to register online to set up an appointment to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine at county-run clinics.

Looking for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the RGV? CLICK HERE

The online registration system will launch at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, and will allow people to register for the Moderna vaccine that is being distributed at various clinics run by Hidalgo County.

Once registration reaches capacity, the system will not accept new registrations. Residents are encouraged, however, to check back frequently because new registrants will be allowed if existing registrants cancel their appointments.

Photos show dangerous overcrowding inside South Texas tent facility for migrant children

Hidalgo County Health Clinics operate:

·         Monday – Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

·         Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The system allows people to make appointments on behalf of themselves or on behalf of others, such as elderly parents who are uncomfortable with online activity. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More Throwback Thursday