The Corpus Christi-Nueces County Public Health District will give first and second doses to thousands of people during three clinics this week.
All spots for a first-dose clinic on Tuesday are booked.
Here’s what to know:
First-dose COVID-19 vaccine clinic
The first-dose drive-thru clinic for 3,000 people will start at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd., Robstown. The Moderna vaccine will be given for those eligible in Phases 1A and 1B.
The clinic will be strictly appointment based, which means there will be no option for first come, first serve this time.
One thousand people signed up for the Tuesday clinic using the health district’s new call center hotline, and 1,000 booked their spots online.
Another 1,000 people who registered for an overbooked clinic last week due to a software glitch will have appointments for the Tuesday clinic and don’t need to register again. They must they bring their QR code.
What to do after registration
Those who registered online or used the hotline will be notified through a reverse alert with their appointment time slot and should arrive one hour before their appointment.
Participants will be sent a password to write down on a piece of paper that can be displayed on their vehicle’s dashboard. Those who registered online will receive a QR code while those who registered through the call center hotline won’t receive a QR code.
Have an issue with a QR code? Call the health district at 361-826-7200, option 2.
Nine thousand second-dose vaccinations will be administered during two clinics at the fairgrounds.
Those who received their first dose the week of Jan. 11 at the fairgrounds are due for the second dose. However, officials noted that the second dose can be administered as soon as 24 days after the first dose and as late as six weeks after the first dose.
A second-dose clinic will begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, and another second-dose clinic will start at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11.
People eligible for those clinics should receive a text message with a link to answer questions and receive a QR code. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, they will receive an appointment reminder by text or landline.
Patrons vaccinated on Jan. 11 and 12 will receive their second-dose appointment on Wednesday, and those who were vaccinated on Jan. 15 and 16 will get their second dose on Thursday.
Five-hundred patrons at a time will be assigned a specific hour. Patrons will need to be at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds one hour before their appointment time.
Registered patrons will be unable to change their appointment time or transfer appointment to a family member. All registered appointments are final. If patrons miss their appointment for a second dose, they can try to come to a future second-dose clinic.
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