Through the Lubbock Public Health Department, 60,033 individuals have received their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination, 44,979 have received their second doses, and 2,304 have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the United Supermarkets Arena on April 15, 2021, will shift to administer the Moderna two-dose vaccine in light of the federal pause on the use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccination.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has allocated a supply of Johnson & Johnson single dose COVID-19 vaccine to the Public Health Department, as well as a limited quantity of additional doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
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Through the Lubbock Public Health Department, 59,786 individuals have received their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination, 44,019 have received their second doses, and 2,304 have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
It’s been more than a year since healthcare providers began their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Frontline workers at University Medical Center Hospital are looking back on a battle they never expected to face.
In a virtual meeting, Lubbock’s Trista Hamsmith called on a committee from the CPSC today to force companies that use button batteries to make them more secure so that no more children can swallow them and die... like her toddler, Reese.
The clinic will operate from 2-7 p.m. on every Thursday in April and will be welcome for those 18 years and older at no charge for each patient. This particular clinic will include the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
United Supermarkets will host a COVID–19 vaccination clinic in Lubbock, Texas, on Thursday, April 8, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at United Supermarkets Arena, 1709 Indiana Ave., in the City Bank Room, for anyone 18 and older.
City officials held a news conference on Wednesday to encourage citizens to get vaccinated. The most recent clinic opened vaccinations up to any adult over 50, anyone in the 1B risk category, health care workers and teachers. They will soon be opening vaccinations to anyone who wants one according t
It was Trista’s darkest hour. She calls it a living nightmare, if not for the support from friends, family and even strangers back home. Now, little Reese Hamsmith is gone, but her memory is about to shake up lawmakers in Austin.
Through the Lubbock Public Health Department, 47,694 individuals have received their first COVID-19 vaccinations, and 29,875 have received their second doses. Additional clinics will be held this week.
Bishop Coerver wants people to know that if you find yourself rolling up a sleeve for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, don’t feel guilty. He says no one who takes the vaccine should feel to blame for how it was developed.
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport was awarded two federal grants totaling $3,840,566 in relief funds following the economic distress caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced today.
-The City of Lubbock Public Health Department conducted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on March 11, 2021, with a continued focus on individuals meeting the 1A, 1B, and Teacher guidelines as set forth by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
A separate emergency center for pediatric patients is set to open in about a month within the UMC Health System in Lubbock. The $1.9 million facility is made possible by the Children’s Miracle Network and its donors.
United Supermarkets will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for anyone in phase 1a, 1b and school or childcare personnel on Friday, March 12 at Hodges Community Center, 4011 University Avenue in Lubbock from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Eligible recipients should call 866-277-2843 and select “option 1” to
Through the Lubbock Public Health Department, 41,213 individuals have received their first COVID-19 vaccinations, and 22,406 have received their second doses. Additional clinics will be held this week.
Governor Abbott’s message to the state has left both Texans and the country sharply divided. But the state has seen a major decline in COVID cases and hospitalizations since the fall, including right here in Lubbock.
The Texas Education Agency has announced updates to their public health guidance for Texas public schools, saying local school boards have the authority to set mask policy for their district, following Governor Abbott’s lifting of the state mask mandate.
House Bill 2073 calls for firefighters, peace officers and EMTs to receive full pay and benefits while they are quarantined due to a possible or known exposure to COVID-19 or any infectious disease while on the job.
“We’re working right now on evaluating when we’re gonna be able to remove all statewide orders, and we will be making announcements about that pretty soon,” Abbott said, without giving a specific time frame.
The Plainview-Hale County Health Department has received an allocation of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from the Department of State Health Services to provide to individuals meeting the Phase 1A or Phase 1B DSHS guidelines.