THIS WEEKEND IS “WALK-IN WEEKEND” FOR VETERANS 75 AND OLDER.
LOCATION- MICHAEL E DEBAKEY MEDICAL CENTER
2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030
TIME- 8AM TO 2PM
ONLY VETERANS, NO FAMILY MEMBERS, ONE CARETAKER IF REQUIRED.
INFORMATION SHALL BE PROVIDED. THE VACCINE THEY ARE DISPENSING IS
PFIZER WHICH MUST BE MAINTAINED AT -70 SO SPECIAL HANDLING IS REQUIRED.
ASK ME ANY QUESTIONS YOU HAVE AND I SHALL DO MY BEST TO RESPOND.
MAX- PLEASE DO THE E-BLAST AND BRECK WILL POST ON THE WEB.
COVID VACCINE WALK IN CLINIC FOR VETERANS OVER 75
Veterans receiving care at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
or one of our community based outpatient clinics who are 75 years or
older can get a COVID vaccination on Saturday and Sunday January 23-24
at our special Houston VA COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in clinic. The Houston
VA is located at 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030. Vaccines will be
given in our primary care clinic on the first floor of the medical
This weekend our Vaccine Walk-in clinic doors open at 8 a.m. and will remain open until vaccination limits are reached each day
this weekend. No appointment is necessary. Veterans who present to the
vaccination clinic will be provided with an appointment slot that same
day. This is a two-dose series of vaccinations. Veterans must be
available for a follow up appt for the second dose in about three weeks.
Veterans can park in any visitor or Veteran parking lot and enter
through our main entrance. Valet parking will not be available. Due to
COVID, we have limited space in the hospital and all Veterans should
come alone unless they need assistance from one family member.
Those wishing to be vaccinated must bring identification, wear a mask
to enter the facility, maintain social distancing, and not be ill,
including having any COVID symptoms such as coughing or a fever. The
Houston VA asks everyone to be flexible during the vaccine process and
we will provide a safe environment for all Veterans and staff as we work
to distribute the COVID vaccine to interested Veterans as quickly as
If you have a question or concern about whether you should get the
COVID vaccine based on your specific medical conditions or your medical
history, please contact your primary care provider for assistance. If
you have general questions about this weekend’s COVID-19 walk in clinic,
you can call us at 713-794-8985.
Captain Richard L. Halferty USN (ret)
Texas Lone Star Chapter of Korean War Veterans, Inc.