City leaders, Houstonians react to news of Chief Acevedo leaving for Miami
(AP Photo/Eric Gay)Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has accepted a position to become the next police chief in Miami, leaving Houston after just over four years in the role. — Houston Mayor's Office (@houmayor) March 15, 2021Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez shared his farewell to Acevedo, writing “Wishing Chief @ArtAcevedo and his family all the best. — SulemaChapa (@Sulema95388285) March 15, 2021Good, maybe we can get someone that can fight crime better — osito (@obdulio32) March 15, 2021Chief Art Acevedo, @ArtAcevedo. — Janet Mayfield, MLA (@theflutelady) March 15, 2021So Chief Acevedo moving to Miami. 🥲 — 🗡Mikasa (@Ohellalison) March 15, 2021Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is leaving our city for Miami.
Appointments filling up quickly at Houston’s free COVID-19 vaccination clinic
HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department opened the city’s first public COVID-19 vaccination site. The call center, which handles COVID-19 vaccination scheduling, COVID-19 test scheduling and also releases COVID-19 test results, experiences technical issues due to the high call volume. “If you do not already have an appointment, please do not show up to the location.”Turner provided an update on the COVID-19 vaccination clinic during a news briefing Sunday afternoon. Details: https://t.co/Ov6DpYkcAK#hounews — Houston Health Dept (@HoustonHealth) January 1, 2021Each person will be provided a location and appointment time to be vaccinated. The Houston Health Department will announce additional free vaccination opportunities as supply increases.