Wristband distribution wraps up in Edinburg

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Update: DHR officials say there won't be wristbands available for residents who are in line outside of the park past Canton Road. DHR said it will cut off the line at 6 p.m. due to traffic being backed up to the expressway, adding that it will get additional shipments of a COVID-19 vaccine next week. 


Original story: DHR Health will hold a three-day vaccine clinic in Edinburg this week. 

Residents can pick up a vaccine wristband at H-E-B Park located at 1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. in Edinburg on Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on a first come, first serve basis.

Elderly people and those with disabilities who are unable to travel to the distribution site can call 956-362-6843 for further instructions on securing a wristband. 

Residents who receive a wristband will receive a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on either Wednesday, Thursday or Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance located at 118 Paseo Del Prado.  

Vaccine wristbands will only be given to those who are present, DHR officials said in a news release. 


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