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Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID Vaccines

The City of Odessa Incident Command is working with the local hospitals for the release of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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The City of Odessa Incident Command is working with the local hospitals for the release of the COVID-19 vaccine, please note that the vaccines are still limited in number as allocations come from the State of Texas.

 

Medical Center Hospital:

The Incident Command is working with MCH for vaccine plans for the community.

 

 

Odessa Regional Medical Center:

The COVID-19 Vaccine is available at the ORMC Community Health Center located at 520 E. 6th Street.

 

The hours of operation will be as follows:

Monday:  8 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday:  8 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday:  7 am - 7 pm

Thursday:  7 am - 7 pm

Friday:  7 am - 7 pm

Saturday:  Closed

Sunday:  Closed

 

You do NOT need to schedule your FIRST covid-19 vaccination injection … you may walk-in.  Your SECOND injection will be scheduled.

 

We are currently in phase 1b of the vaccine rollout.  This means we will vaccinate the following groups:

Texas Phase 1B Vaccine Priorities:

·         People 65 years of age and older

·         People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as, but not limited to:

o   Cancer

o   Chronic kidney disease

o   COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

o   Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathy

o   Solid organ transplantation

o   Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)

o   Pregnancy

o   Sickle cell disease

o   Type 2 diabetes mellitus

 

Please discuss any concerns of receiving the vaccine with your Primary Care Doctor before coming to us.

 

For questions, please reach out to us on the COVID Line:  432-582-8549.

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