The City of Brownsville will host a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday at the Brownsville Farmer’s Market at Linear Park. This is third clinic the city has hosted at the farmer’s market over the last three weeks.
The vaccination clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at 1434 E. 6 th St. No appointment is needed.
Health professionals will be administering the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Individuals who need a second dose vaccine must prevent the COVID-19 Vaccine Record Card that was provided to them during their first vaccine dose.
Although there are no statistics immediately available to show how many Brownsville residents have been vaccinated, statistics by county numbers indicated 60.99% of Cameron County residents ages 12 and older have been fully vaccinated while 79.39% of residents 65 years of age or older have been vaccinated.
According to statistics provided by the city, there have been 21,275 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city with 20,317 recovered. There are 958 active cases and 833 coronavirus-related deaths.
State figures show there have been over 2.98 million COVID-19 reported cases with 52,185 coronavirus related deaths.
For more information, call the COVID-19 hotline at (956) 394-0012 or go to www.btxcares.com.
>> Who: City of Brownsville
>> What: Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
>> When: Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
>> Where: Brownsville Farmers Market (1534 E 6th St, Brownsville)