HOUSTON, April 24 (Xinhua) – The Houston Department of Health in the United States will accept routes to all COVID-19 vaccination sites in the state and will extend the schedule in some places starting Monday, department Saturday.
In a press release, the department said vaccine appointments remain available and preferred, but tickets can also be accessed from April 26th. The department currently offers the Modern Vaccine, approved for people 18 years of age or older.
“Vaccination against COVID-19 should be easy and convenient for everyone, including people who may not be able to get to a vaccination site during regular hours,” said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.
“Extending the existing policy to all locations in the Houston Department of Health and extending the operating hours will help ensure that people have access to life-saving vaccines. Vaccination is key to helping our lives recover. normalcy, ”Turner said.
In the state of Texas where Houston is located, more than 24 percent of its 29 million people had been completely vaccinated on April 22, according to the Texas State Department of Health Services data.