Local CVS Pharmacies to Soon Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Texas is one of the states that CVS will be administering COVID-19 vaccines.
According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, about 70 locations in Texas will be enrolling in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine, and Midland is one of the locations with Odessa to hopefully be added later.
CVS Health announced the vaccine distribution is a part of an 11-state rollout of 335 CVS pharmacy locations.
38,000 total doses will be distributed in the state of Texas, it is a limited amount that is directly sourced from the Federal Pharmacy Partnership Program.
The communities in Texas that will be participating for this round will be Abilene, Amarillo, Beaumont, Brownsville, El Paso, Houston, Laredo, Lubbock, Midland, Plano, San Antonio, and Waco.
The vaccines, of course, will be distributed to the people who meet the criteria for the current phase the state of Texas is in which at this time is frontline healthcare workers and residents at long term care facilities, which is Phase 1A, along with people over 65 or over 16 with chronic medical conditions that puts them at an increased risk, which is Phase 1B.
People who want to get the vaccine must register in advance at CVS.com or the CVS pharmacy app.
Appointments will become available as early as February 9 and no walk-in vaccinations will be provided.