Free coronavirus vaccinations can be found at these faculties throughout Tremendous Saturdays in Houston in August
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner speaks at the city’s first Super Saturday vaccination campaign on August 7th. (Courtesy of the City of Houston)
The second of four Super Saturday vaccination drives will take place on August 14th at a number of schools in the Houston area. Vaccines are available to everyone aged 12 and over.
Hosted by the City of Houston in partnership with the Houston Health Department, Harris County Public Health, and the Houston Counties, the event is designed to provide high school students and families with an opportunity to get a free coronavirus vaccination without an appointment before the 2021-22 school year have to. Schools across Houston, Spring Branch and Huffman are participating, as is the ProVision Academy charter school.
The new school year begins August 23 for Houston ISD students.
The following schools will take part in the vaccination campaign on August 14th:
- Lawson Middle School, 14000 Stancliff St., Houston (10 am-2pm)
- Hollibrook Elementary School, 3602 Hollister Road, Houston (9 am-1pm)
- Huffman Elementary School, 24403 E. Lake Houston Parkway, Huffman (9 am-1pm)
- Jane Long Academy, 6501 Bellaire Blvd., Houston (9 am-1pm)
- Meadow Wood Elementary School, 14230 Memorial Drive, Houston (9 am-1pm)
- Pine Shadows Elementary School, 9900 Neuens Road, Houston (9 am-1pm)
- ProVision Academy, 4590 Wilmington St., Houston (10 am-2pm)
- Spring Branch Elementary School, 1700 Campbell Road, Houston (9 am-1pm)
- Stevenson Middle School, 9595 Winkler Drive, Houston (9 am-1pm)
- Worthing High School, 9215 Scott St., Houston (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
Mayor Sylvester Turner will also host the city’s annual Back To School Festival at NRG Park on August 14th. In addition to vaccines, the city will also provide 25,000 backpacks of school supplies as well as face masks and boxes of groceries containing products, dry goods and frozen protein from the Houston Food Bank at the event.
Future Super Saturday vaccination campaigns will take place on August 21st and 28th. Further information on the participating schools can be found here.