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

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RN Connie Garcia extracts a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine which will be administered to a Texas Tech University Health Science Center student at Texas Tech University Health Science Center’s Academic Building Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Odessa, Texas. (Jacob Ford/Odessa American via AP)

Editor’s Note: This story will be edited as new information comes in

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HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO)—The state of Texas is expected to receive an allocation of vaccine doses to give to vaccine providers in the state each week. This includes pharmacies and clinics and long-term care facilities.

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Hidalgo County

UTRGV: The University of Texas Health Rio Grande Valley has opened its online COVID-19 Vaccine Interest Registration formto the public Friday to the first 10,000 registrants who qualify under the guidelines determined by the State of Texas, which include Phase 1A, 1B, 1C, and all people age 16 and older.


Hidalgo County to begin vaccinations for homebound residents on April 7. Call the Hidalgo County Informational Hotline at (956) 292-7765 to see if you qualify.

Alamo: The city of Alamo will be having a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the PSJA Memorial High School.

Bracelet distribution is taking place at Thursday at the Alamo Sports Complex from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. This vaccine clinic is for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

McAllen: The city of McAllen will have a vaccine clinic on April 8, Pre-registration is taking place online. To register, click here.

Edinburg: A second dose COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be taking place on Thursday, April 8 at the Richard R. Flores Stadium from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

This clinic is for those that received the first dose on March 11 at the Vela High School. Individuals are asked to bring their COVID-19 vaccination card and photo ID.

La Joya: The La Joya Juarez-Lincoln High School has scheduled a vaccine clinic for their seniors.

Those eligible in the class of 2021 can pick up a wristband on April 7, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the “cafeteria side.”

The clinic will be held on April 9 at the Lincoln Building, 801 N. College Dr. La Joya from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Hidalgo County Precinct 1: Will host a second dose vaccine clinic on April 1. Hidalgo County and Hidalgo County Precinct 1 Commissioner’s Office, in partnership with Edcouch-Elsa ISD will be hosting a 2nd dose COVID-19 community vaccine clinic at the Edcouch-Elsa Benny Layton Memorial Football Stadium on Thursday, April 1.

Hidalgo County Pct. 1: Hidalgo County Precinct 1, in partnership with the city of Mercedes and Mercedes ISD, will be hosting a second dose COVID-19 community vaccine clinic at the Mercedes Live Stock Show Grounds on Tuesday, April 6.

The Moderna vaccine will be administered from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the show grounds.


La Joya: Hidalgo County, in partnership with Precinct 3 Commissioner’s Office and La Joya ISD, will host a second dose COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday, April 9.

The 2nd dose is only for people who received the first dose:

  • On March 11, 2021 at the La Joya Abraham Lincoln Building.
  • The return date on the vaccine card will indicate April 8, 2021



Cameron County

Brownsville: 2,500 Moderna vaccines will be administered on Friday, April 9 at the Texas Southmost College ITEC Center starting at 8:00 a.m. Pre-registration starts April 8 at 9 a.m.


Port Isabel: Cameron County Public Health will host a second-dose vaccination clinic on Friday, April 9 at the Los Fresnos Fire Department for those that were vaccinated at the same location on Thursday, March 11.

Individuals are asked to please arrive with your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card between the hours of 3 p.m. through 7 p.m.

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WALMART: Eligible customers can schedule a vaccine appointment via the Walmart and Sam’s Club websites once appointments are available.

Currently there are four locations in the RGV listed as vaccine centers. Three are in Brownsville and one is in San Benito. However, at this time they do not have any appointments listed.

Starr County

Roma: A clinic to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is taking place at the Roma Community Center on Friday, April 9. There are 200 vaccines available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration is required.


*Please report at the same time that you took your first vaccine.

*You will need to bring your vaccination card and your Texas I.D.

Willacy County

Raymondville: A clinic for the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will take place Friday, April 9.

Registration will take place online, click here to visit the website.


DHS requirements for COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination Hub Providers

Cameron County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Consent Forms

Hidalgo County COVID-19 vaccine information page

Hidalgo County COVID-19 provider map

COVID-19 Vaccine information

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