HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department is opening approximately 1,000 new appointments for its Saturday, January 9, COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Minute Maid Park.
The department plans to vaccinate 3,500 people Saturday between previously-scheduled and new appointments.
The new appointments were made available because of an additional 8,000 doses of vaccine delivered to the health department on Friday.
As of Friday evening, the health department has received a total of 22,150 doses of COVID-19 vaccine and administered 10,445 doses at locations including Bayou City Event Center and its Northside, La Nueva Casa de Amigos, Sharpstown, and Sunnyside health centers.
The department also transferred 1,900 doses to other facilities.