Covenant Health to provide COVID-19 vaccine to homebound patients
LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - Covenant Health is making it easier for homebound patients to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Starting Tuesday, October 12, the Covenant Health Partners Mobile Integrated Health team will make house calls to homebound patients who would like to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.
“Covenant Health strongly believes the best way to get past the COVID-19 pandemic is for every eligible community member to get their vaccine,” Covenant Health Partners CEO Dr. Michael Robertson said. “Everyone in our community should be able to receive their vaccine regardless of their availability to obtain transportation. We are proud to provide this service for our community.”
Patients will receive the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. They will be monitored for a short-time period post vaccination in case of any adverse reaction.
The program is only available to those in Lubbock County at this time. There is no cost for the COVID-19 vaccine or for this service.
Appointments can be made by calling (806)725-LIVE or (806)725-5483, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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