Appointments for Montgomery County’s first coronavirus vaccine clinic filled

Appointments for Montgomery County’s first coronavirus vaccine clinic filled
Appointments for Montgomery County’s first coronavirus vaccine clinic filled

CONROE, Texas – Appointments for Montgomery County’s first mass coronavirus vaccine clinic were full Tuesday shortly after the clinic was announced.

The appointment-only clinic is being held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 9333 Airport Road in Conroe. It will be open from 9 a.m. Wednesday until Friday when all doses have been administered.

Those who qualify for the current phase of vaccine administration could register online. Officials said those who have a registered appointment must bring their QR code and a valid form of identification to receive their shot. People without appointments will not be permitted inside the vaccine site.

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There will be 2,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine administered during the clinic. Some first responders were vaccinated Tuesday to work out the kinks and ensure Wednesday’s event goes smoothly.

Organizers said they have been preparing for the clinic since September.


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