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Getting Vaccinated in the Community
Here is some helpful information for those who fall in the current vaccination phase, and who don't currently have access to COVID-19 vaccinations in the HBD wellness clinic, including family members and friends. Updated 2/9/2021 to include Texas Vaccination Hubs
Due to rapidly changing availability, interested and eligible individuals are encouraged to try all suitable options until a vaccine appointment is secured. Much like waiting for those sought-after concert tickets (or a little like scheduling your college classes), finding a COVID-19 vaccination appointment takes patience and persistence.
- In Texas, check the vaccination hubs near you. Hubs are available across the state and receive a more consistent supply of vaccine. You can get a vaccine at any hub, regardless of where you live.
- Check local pharmacy websites for availability and instructions. Bookmark the relevant websites and check back daily. Texas options are linked here: HEB, CVS, or Walgreens
- Call your PCP and ask if they are giving the vaccination to patients. Make an appointment if available.
- Check your state health department webpage related to the vaccine, and follow instructions for finding vaccinations. Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana
- Check your county health department websites, then follow COVID-19 links. Click here for Bexar County
- In San Antonio, Dial 3-1-1, then choose option 8 or visit the UHS website
- In San Antonio, call Wellmed at 833-968-1745. Please be patient and, if need be, persistent. Because of a high volume of calls, callers who cannot get through to a customer service representative are encouraged to keep calling back. Learn more here.
- Veterans can find vaccination information at the VA website, here
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