MARTIN COUNTY - Martin County Hospital District has rescheduled the COVID-19 vaccine clinic to Thursday, Feb. 25. The hours will be 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Stanton First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on W. Broadway, in Stanton.
The State of Texas has allocated 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine. This inoculation will be the first in a two part series. The second vaccine will be administered in approximately four weeks, at a time and location to be announced. Persons 65 and older or those 18 and older with risk factors are eligible for this vaccination.
Hospital officials request those receiving the vaccine wear a short-sleeved shirt.
To receive the vaccine, register on-line at martincountyhospital.org. After completing the form, use the “submit” button to reserve your spot. For those needing a vaccine but do not have access to a computer, a registration form may be obtained at the Hospital at the front desk. Simply complete the form and leave it with the hospital. After 200 registrations have been received, no more will be accepted. Only those pre-registered will receive the vaccine. A form must be turned in or submitted online to receive the vaccine.
In addition, the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be administered on Wednesday, Feb. 24. This is the follow up dose of the vaccine administered on Feb. 3. Hours will be 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Stanton High School Baseball field parking lot on West Third Street, in Stanton. Please enter from SH137.
People that have received other vaccines in the last 14 days or are expecting to receive other vaccines in the next 14 days should not take either vaccine. People allergic to polyethylene glycol [PEG]) should not take the vaccine.