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City officials discuss state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner answers a question during a news conference at City Hall on Feb. 1, 2021. (KPRC)

During a briefing at 2 p.m. Saturday, Mayor Turner joins other elected officials and community leaders to discuss the state’s vaccination distribution efforts.

The officials are slated to discuss “COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and the inequities in the state’s distribution of supplies,” according to the mayor’s office

“The lack of resources has created glaring disparities in high-risk, vulnerable, disadvantaged and underserved communities,” a scheduling announcement from the mayor’s office read.

KPRC 2 is streaming the briefing live.