LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The City of Lubbock says more doses of a COVID-19 vaccine are expected today and will announce when another vaccination clinic will take place this afternoon.
So far, the City of Lubbock Health Department reports 3,458 people have received their first COVID-19 vaccination. In order for the vaccine to be fully effective, two doses are required.
Vaccinations have only been given to people who fall under the Texas Department of State Health Services Phase 1A and 1B categorizations. Those are mainly health care workers in 1A and more vulnerable populations in 1B.
Read those categorization requirements here.
The specific numbers of vaccinations have also been released by the city and are as follows:
- Dec. 28 - 365 vaccinations administered to those in Phase 1A
- Dec. 29 - 532 vaccinations administered to those in Phase 1A
- Dec. 31 - 1,273 vaccinations administered to those in Phases 1A and 1B
- Jan. 4 - 1,288 vaccinations administered to those in Phases 1A and 1B
Details on the city’s next vaccine clinic are expected later this afternoon. Vaccinations are still expected to focus on those who fall under the 1A and 1B guidelines.
City of Lubbock representatives and health care leaders will have a new conference to provide a COVID update at 11:30 a.m. today. That will stream live on KCBD on on all KCBD social media