The City of Amarillo is reopening their walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Amarillo Civic Center, according to a Friday press release.

The clinic will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9 and continue vaccinating those who qualify until 2 p.m.

Amarillo city officials previously temporarily closed the clinic earlier this week, promising to reopen it when a new shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine was received.

Residents interested in getting immunized are asked to use Entrance 3 at the Civic Center to reach the North Exhibit Hall.

The vaccine is supplied free of cost.

Those who qualify include anyone 65 or older or those who have a chronic condition making them more susceptible to the disease, including:

Cancer

Chronic kidney disease

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies

Solid organ transplantation

Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)

Pregnancy

Sickle cell disease

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

The city said they will update the public with new walk-in clinic hours and dates as they receive more shipments of the medication.

 

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