The Alamodome will serve as a no-cost mass COVID-19 vaccine site, beginning Jan. 11, 2020. The site will require registration and will be able to vaccinate approximately 1,500 persons per day from the start.
Those who are eligible to receive the vaccines are Phase 1A which includes healthcare workers, and residents at long-term care facilities, and Phase 1B, which includes residents over 65-years-old or residents 16 and older with a chronic medical condition.
These chronic medical conditions include:
People 65 years of age and older
People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to:
- Chronic kidney disease
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
- Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
- Solid-organ transplantation
- Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)
- Sickle cell disease
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Registration for the vaccine will open Saturday, Jan. 9. To register online, visit HERE, or call 311 and select 8. You must register in advance.
The Hours of operation for the Alamodome vaccine clinic are Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Watch the Jan. 8 news conference and the Q&A here: