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 Metro Health June 1-6 List of COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-up Clinics

To ensure everyone who wants to receive a COVID-19 vaccine has access to get one, Metro Health is informing residents on weekly pop-up vaccination clinics. Below is a listing of upcoming pop-up clinic locations for the week of June 1-6.

TUESDAY

6/1/2021          9-12pm
Union Park Apartments          
4622 South Hackberry, 78223  
Pfizer 
6/1/2021          1pm-7pm        
Ephesus 7th day Adventist Church 4123 E. Houston, 78220         Pfizer
6/1/2021          10am-1pm      First Church of Nazarene       10715 West Ave, 78213         Pfizer
6/1/2021          9am-5pm
New Life Christian Center 2nd dose         6610 W US Hwy 90, 78227    Pfizer
  

WEDNESDAY

6/2/2021          10am-2pmRAICES          
802 Kentucky, 78201  Pfizer 
6/2/2021          5-8pmSan Pedro Presbyterian         14900 San Pedro Ave, 78232            Pfizer6/2/2021          1pm-6pm
Second Baptist Church          
3310 E. Commerce, 78220    Vaccine type – TBD 
6/2/2021          9am-12pm      
House of Prayer Lutheran Church 10226 Ironside Drive, 78230  Pfizer  
  

THURSDAY

6/3/2021          1pm-6pmFrank Garrett Center  1226 NW 18th St., 78207       Pfizer  6/3/2021          9am-12pm
House of Prayer Lutheran Church 
10226 Ironside Drive, 78230
Pfizer
6/3/2021          3:30-5:30pm    
Our Lady of the Lake University        
411 SW 24th St., 78207         
Pfizer and J&J 

FRIDAY

6/4/2021          4-7pm  
Beethoven’s First Friday         
422 Pereida St., 78210           
J&J 
6/4/2021          10-12pm
Claude Black Community Center 
2805 E Commerce, 78203 Pfizer  
6/4/2021          1:30-9:30pm    
Santa Monica Converse Catholic Church          501 North St. Converse, 78109  Pfizer 
6/4/2021          10am-3pm
Alamo Area Resource Center 
303 N Frio St., 78207              
Pfizer  
6/4/2021          7am-4pm
Smurfit Kappa 
10600 Fischer Road, 78073   
J+J 
 

SATURDAY

6/5/2021          4-7pm
Smoke BBQ & Sky Bar          
501 E Crockett, 78202            
J&J 
6/5/2021          10am-2pm
Sul Ross Middle School         3630 Callaghan Rd, 78228     Pfizer 
6/5/2021          9am-5pm
Victory Worship Center          
102 Springvale Drive, 78227  
Pfizer  
6/5/2021          10am-3pm
Midnight Swim 2403 N St Marys St., 78212   J+J 
  

SUNDAY

6/6/2021          8-11amOur Lady of Perpetual Help    618 S Grimes St., 78203        J&J 6/6/2021          9am-2pmMarket Square            514 W Commerce St., 78207              
J&J
6/6/2021          9am-2pm
Losoya Middle School Gym   
1610 Martinez Losoya Rd., 78221              
Pfizer  
6/6/2021          10am-6pm      
St Bonaventure Church          
1918 Palo Alto Rd., 78211      
J&J 
  

On-going Mass Vaccination Sites:

  • Alamodome, 100 Montana St, Parking Lot B
    Wednesday – Friday, Noon – 8 p.m.
  • WellMed Cisneros Center, 517 SW Military (This site will close June 4.)
    Call 833-968-1745 to schedule appointment.
    Walk-in patients will be accepted from 1-4 p.m. daily, based on vaccine availability.
  • Wonderland of the Americas Mall, 4522 Fredericksburg Road
    Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

For an interactive map of upcoming COVID-19 pop-up clinics, visit www.covid19.sanantonio.gov.

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Johnson & Johnson Vision Announces New Collaboration to Eliminate Inequities

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− New collaboration with Black EyeCare Perspective sets sights to drive more equity among eye care professionals in optometry

− First major eye health company to sign 13% Promis

Johnson & Johnson Vision*, a global leader in eye health and part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, today announced a collaboration with Black EyeCare Perspective, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to redefining the color of the eyecare industry 1% at a time. As part of the collaboration, Johnson & Johnson Vision signed the 13% Promise, an initiative to increase equity and representation in the eye care industry and in optometry schools by increasing the number of Black students to mirror the 13% of Black people in the U.S. population.

Click to Tweet: .@JNJVision announces new collaboration to increase representation of people of color in the eye care industry and colleges of optometry. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3k9iv5C

According to data from Black EyeCare Perspective, only 3.2% of students and 3.8% of faculty in optometry colleges are Black or African American, and this number drops to only 1.8% among practicing optometrists. Johnson & Johnson Vision is the first major eye health company to sign the 13% Promise, furthering a long-standing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through awareness, education, and empowerment in collaboration with associations, public and community organizations.

Johnson & Johnson Vision will contribute to the 13% Promise by continuing to:

  • Support sponsorships and new programs to improve representation of people of color in optometry.
  • Bring more diversity and equity into the eye care industry.
  • Create more culturally relevant information and eye health education materials.

“As one of the largest eye health companies, we have an opportunity to drive change and bring more diversity, equity and inclusion in our industry for the greater good of the many patients and doctors we serve,” said Thomas Swinnen, President, North America, Johnson & Johnson Vision***. “Our partnership with Black EyeCare Perspective is one of the many ways we can further support the future of optometry and work together to create quality, equitable experiences along with healthier outcomes across communities.”

To learn more about Johnson & Johnson Vision visit www.jjvision.com.  

About Johnson & Johnson Vision*
At Johnson & Johnson Vision, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, we have a bold ambition: to change the trajectory of eye health around the world. Through our operating companies, we deliver innovation that enables eye care professionals to create better outcomes for patients throughout their lives, with products and technologies that address unmet needs including refractive error, cataracts and dry eye. In communities with greatest need, we work in collaboration to expand access to quality eye care, and we are committed to helping people see better, connect better and live better. Visit us at www.jjvision.com. Follow @JNJVision on Twitter and Johnson & Johnson Vision on LinkedIn.

About Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**
At Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, we are helping people live their best lives. Building on more than a century of expertise, we tackle pressing healthcare challenges, and take bold steps that lead to new standards of care while improving people’s healthcare experiences. In surgery, orthopedics, vision and interventional solutions, we are helping to save lives and paving the way to a healthier future for everyone, everywhere.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-up Clinics

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SAN ANTONIO (July 2, 2021) – Toensure everyone who wants to receive a COVID-19 vaccine has access to get one, Metro Health is informing residents on weekly pop-up vaccination clinics. Below is a listing of upcoming pop-up clinic locations for the week of July 3 – July 10.

Please note that clinic dates and times are subject to change. Check the interactive map of COVID-19 pop-up clinics, www.covid19.sanantonio.gov, for the latest updates.

SATURDAY, July 3 – MONDAY, July 5

NO POP-UP CLINICS

TUESDAY, July 6

SAT Airport Terminal A&B 9800 Airport Blvd 78216 9 am – 8 pm    Pfizer  Plaza Guadalupe/ Metro/CCDO/ Avenida 1327 Guadalupe  78207 11 am – 7 pm    PfizerSecond Baptist Church 3310 E. Commerce St  78220                1 – 6 pm    Pfizer and J&J  
Paul Taylor Field House
7001 Culebra Road 78238 3 – 6 pm    Pfizer  
 

WEDNESDAY, July 7

Blessed Angels Community Center  
14078 Nacogdoches Rd78247      8 am – 12 pm    J&J   
SAT Airport Terminal A&B 9800 Airport Blvd 78216 9 am – 8 pm    PfizerCrossroads Baptist Church 8300 Tezel Rd 78254 10 am – 5 pm      Pfizer  
Second Baptist Church 3310 E Commerce St  78220      1 – 6 pm    Pfizer and J&J  Autism Treatment Center 15911 Nacogdoches Rd Building 2  78247         4 – 7 pm    Pfizer 

THURSDAY, July 8

Palo Alto College Student Center Building Classroom SC130 1400 W Villaret Blvd 78224 Noon – 6 pm    PfizerSecond Baptist Church 3310 E Commerce St  78220      1 – 6 pm    Pfizer and J&J  

FRIDAY, July 9

SAT Airport Terminal A&B 9800 Airport Blvd 78216 9 am – 8 pm    PfizerRaindrop Cultural Center 4337 Vance Jackson Rd Ste #203  78230     10 am – 6 pm    PfizerOak Farms Dairy         1314 Fredericksburg Rd78201      10 am – 6 pm    Pfizer
Mirabella Senior Apartments  1955 Bandera Rd 78228         11 am – 1 pm    PfizerPresentation Ministry Center (collaboration with Health Collaborative 2003 Ruiz St 78207     3 – 7 pm    Pfizer and J&JIDEA Brackenridge      5555 Old Pearsall Rd 78242   3 – 6 pm    Pfizer

SATURDAY, July 10

AT&T Center    1 AT&T Center Parkway78219      8 am – 1 pm    PfizerSAT Airport Terminal A&B 9800 Airport Blvd 78216   9 am – 8 pm    PfizerSan Antonio Preparatory Community School      6127 Summer Fest Dr  78244 10 am – 1 pm    Pfizer
Restore Adult Education
George Gervin Academy 4205 San Pedro Ave  78212   10 am – 1 pm    Pfizer and J&J
City Church      9431 Bandera Rd  78250        10 am – 4 pm  PfizerAvalanche of Love Community Outreach  6812 Bandera Rd 78238         10 am – 2 pm  Pfizer
Esperanza at Palo Alto Apt 12305 SW Loop 410 78224     11 am – 2 pm    Pfizer and J&J 

On-going Mass Vaccination Site:

  • Alamodome, 100 Montana St, Parking Lot B
    Wednesday – Friday, Noon – 8 p.m. 

For an interactive map of upcoming COVID-19 pop-up clinics, visit www.covid19.sanantonio.gov.

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Adolescents Now Eligible

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CDC Recommends Use of Pfizer Vaccine in Adolescents, 12 to 15 Years Old. Vaccines for this age group began Friday, May 14 at Alamodome with parental consent.

Adolescents, ages 12 to 15, are now eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine to help protect against COVID-19 after the CDC endorsed vaccination on May 12 for this age group.

Upon this recommendation, Metro Health will offer the Pfizer vaccine to adolescents beginning Friday, May 14 at the Alamodome. Consent from a parent or legal guardian is required for 12- to 15-year-olds to be vaccinated, said Dr. Anita Kurian, Assistant Director of Metro Health.

“We encourage parents to have their 12- to 15-year-olds get the Pfizer vaccine to help protect them against the coronavirus, especially as end of school approaches and adolescents will want to be among their friends and will be going on vacation with their families,” Dr. Kurian said. “Anything we can do to get more people, especially this age group, vaccinated will help bring us closer to ending the pandemic.”

Dr. Kurian added that a photo ID for adolescents is preferred but is not required.

As a reminder, people 12 and up can get vaccinated without an appointment at the Alamodome drive-through clinic from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. It is important to note that only locations providing the Pfizer vaccine can administer it to 12- to 18-year-olds.

The official CDC recommendation came after the FDA on Monday authorized emergency use of the Pfizer vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds to help end the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the CDC website. Read the CDC’s official statement here.

Individuals who decide to opt-in to the City of San Antonio’s text alert system, can text VACCINE to 55000 or in Spanish VACUNA to 55000. By signing up they will receive a text notifying them of locations that have appointments available. Opting to this text alert system will not sign you up for a vaccine or add you on a wait list. This is an additional method to inform the community when new appointments are available. At this time notifications will be for the Alamodome, Wonderland of the Americas operated by University Health, and WellMed. For more information, visit covid19.sanantonio.gov   

FOUR WAYS TO SIGN UP FOR COVID-19 ALERTS

  1. Download the Ready South Texas app, available in the iTunes and Google Play stores
  2. Text COSAGOV to 55000 to receive SMS text message updates
  3. Follow @COSAGOV on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  4. Bookmark covid19.sanantonio.gov

Public service announcements on social distancing, prevention and testing are available here.

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