Cameron County to open two COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinics

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Brownsville, Texas (KVEO)—During a press conference, Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino announced the county will be hosting two COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinics.

The clinics will be held at the Los Fresnos Fire Department located at 100 Rodeo Dr. in Los Fresnos.

The Moderna vaccine will only be administered to people 65 years or older on Thursday, Jan 21., and to people within the Phase 1A and 1b priority groups on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021.

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

For the vaccination clinic to be held on Thursday, limited number of vouchers will be available for pick-up on Wednesday January 20. at 8 a.m. at the four Cameron County Commissioner Precinct Warehouse below:

  • Commissioner Precinct 1 Warehouse: 2050 S. Browne Ave., Brownsville 956-574-8174
  • Commissioner Precinct 2 Warehouse: 7092 Old Alice Road, Brownsville 956-574-8175
  • Commissioner Precinct 3 Warehouse: 26945 FM 510, San Benito, 956-361-8222
  • Commissioner Precinct 4 Warehouse: 26623 White Ranch Road, La Feria, 78559

The vaccination clinic to be held on Thursday will be available starting at 6 a.m. and must be in line no later than 12 p.m.

Friday’s vaccination clinic will be on a first come, first serve basis starting at 6 a.m., until supplies last.

The public is asked to please remain in your vehicle upon arrival and complete the consent and registration form ahead of time.

Forms will also be provided on site.

For Friday’s vaccination clinic, as a reminder, Phase 1B guidelines include people who are 65 years of age or older, and people 18 years or age or older with at least one chronic medical health conditions below:

  • Cancer
  • Chronic, kidney Disease
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Heart Conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30kg/m2 or higher)
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease or
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Watch the press conference live here:

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