Houston Health Department vaccinates 1,000th person against COVID-19 – KHOU.com

The department met 70-year-old Clifford Faggans at his house to give him his first shot. He uses a wheelchair and is considered homebound, so it’s difficult for him to get to a vaccination site. He got a dose of the Moderna vaccine after learning about Houston Health’s in-home vaccination program.

“I am an amputee, and when I need to get around to do anything, I need my ScooterM,” said Faggans. “So, when I was told that I could get my vaccine from this program in my home I thought it was great not having to travel and wait in the long lines.”

Other Houstonians are also eligible to schedule an at-home appointment for a COVID vaccine. The city’s health department is making it available to people that meet one of the following criteria:

The Houston Health Department offers shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Patients can schedule their first and second doses, additional shots and booster shots.

You can call Houston Health at 832-393-4301 to see if you qualify for their at-home program.

Source: https://www.khou.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/vaccine/houston-1000th-person-vaccinated-for-covid/285-860f381c-9030-49a5-913c-c7249b0eaf23

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