These Houston-area COVID-19 testing, vaccination sites will temporarily close due to inclement weather

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 21: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) A container of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is seen at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Vaccinations in the U.S. began last week with healthcare workers, with at least 556,000 doses reportedly administered. (Photo by Go Nakamura/Getty Images) (Go Nakamura, 2020 Getty Images)

In anticipation of inclement weather, several Houston-area health departments announced they would be closing COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites early next week.

A major winter storm is expected to bring freezing rain and cold temperatures to many parts of Texas over the next several days. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or watches for most Texas counties. The Houston area was forecast to have its coldest temperatures in 30 years.

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Brazos County

COVID-19 testing at Bachmann Community Park on Feb. 16, 17, and 18 has been canceled due to the weather. The kiosk at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church will remain open for appointments.

Fort Bend County

Due to inclement weather, all Fort Bend County testing sites will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16. In an announcement, Fort Bend County Health Officials said patients with appointment will receive a call to reschedule.

City of Houston

Houston Health Department-affiliated Curative testing sites are closed Sunday, Feb. 14 due to inclement weather. People with appointments will be contacted.

Houston Health Department testing and vaccination sites will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16 due to inclement weather, the department stated in an announcement. Individuals with appointments will be contacted to reschedule.

Memorial Hermann COVID-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru Clinics at NRG Park

Memorial Hermann’s Feb. 14 Drive-Thru Clinic at NRG Park will close at 3 p.m. Individuals with appointments scheduled after 3 p.m. should make their way to NRG Park before 3 p.m. Sunday to receive vaccination early.

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