DHR to host second dose vaccination clinic

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In this Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 file photo, a pharmacist prepares a syringe with Pfizer’s vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination site in New York. (Mary Altaffer/Associated Press)

Edinburg, Texas (KVEO)—DHR Health announced they will host a second dose vaccination clinic this week.

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The second dose is for those who received the first dose at DHR Health between January 30th and February 5th.

Individuals may return on the date scheduled on vaccination card between 7 a.m. through 7 p.m.

DHR officials say to please bring your DHR vaccination card and ID to the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: COVID-19 vaccination distribution in the RGV

Last week, Hidalgo County announced the state of Texas will temporarily discontinue the supply of additional COVID-19 vaccines due to the winter storm.

According to a release, Hidalgo County will now be prioritizing 2nd dose inoculations scheduled this week.

The release mentions local hospitals also receive their supply from the state, but the county does not know how this decision by state officials will affect their supplies.

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