City of El Paso Receives Additional Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines
Frontline Pandemic Personnel, Vulnerable Populations to Receive Vaccinations
EL PASO, Texas — The City of El Paso has received an additional 1,100 Moderna vaccinations as part of the Phase 1 distribution for those at highest risk for contracting COVID-19.
Beginning today, January 6, 2021, the Department of Public Health (DPH) and El Paso Fire Department will continue administering the Moderna vaccine to priority groups in Phase 1 Group A and Group B who have pre-registered and have been given an appointment time. The doses will be dispensed to:
· First responders as part of Phase 1, Group A
· Elderly care facilities as part of Phase 1, Group B
· Community members who have pre-registered and part of Phase 1, Group B
As the City of El Paso waits to receive more COVID-19 vaccines, residents who are eligible as either Phase 1 Group A or Group B can pre-register to receive the vaccine with the City of El Paso by clicking on this link and submitting the pre-registration form. Once pre-registered, residents will be notified about the availability of the vaccine and be provided with the next steps. Other local providers can be found on the State Department of State Health Services’ map.
Vaccine availability at the State and National level will continue to be very limited for the next several weeks. Once vaccine production increases vaccines will be available for a larger number of persons. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccination program, visit www.epstrong.org and click on the vaccination page.