Pharr, Texas – The City of Pharr and Hidalgo County Precinct 2 are partnering up to vaccinate clients from adult daycare centers located throughout the city.Over 850 vaccines will be administered at 9 am TOMORROW, Friday, February 19 at the Pharr Events Center (3000 N. Cage Blvd.) to individuals who have already pre-registered. This will be a closed point of distribution event.
“Our city and county leaders are working together to ensure that our elderly, who are most at-risk, have the opportunity to receive the coronavirus vaccination,” said Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez. “The City of Pharr is proud to partner with Hidalgo County Precinct 2 and Commissioner Cantu to continue addressing this important population in our community,” added Hernandez.
Mayor Hernandez and Hidalgo County Precinct 2 Commissioner Eddie Cantu will hold a small press conference at 9 am sharp.
“Vaccinating our elderly population is our top priority right now for three reasons: (1) They are our most vulnerable; (2) Statistics show that they are most likely to die if infected; and (3) The elderly often get admitted into the hospital, which affects all of us,” said Commissioner Cantu. “If we can successfully vaccinate our elderly, death and hospital rates should drop by up to 80%,” he added.
We advise all media to arrive early to set up. Should you need more information regarding the event, please contact Michelle Lopez, Pharr Chief Communications Officer at (956) 310-2139 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All media are invited to attend.
WHAT: City of Pharr to Hold Vaccination Clinic for Adult Daycare Clients
WHEN: Friday, February 19, 2021, at 9:00 am
WHERE: Pharr Event Center (3000 N. Cage Blvd. Pharr, TX. 78577)