Thankfully the City of Amarillo has received an additional COVID-19 vaccine allotment from the state of Texas, officials said Friday.

As a result, the COA Public Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinic at the Amarillo Civic Center has an updated schedule, according to a city news release.

Please take note of the updated hours for Tuesday, Jan. 19. The hours have been changed to serve citizens unable to attend the walk-in clinic during daytime hours:

Please use entrance 3.

Saturday, Jan. 16: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 18: CLOSED - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Tuesday, Jan. 19: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 20 through Friday, Jan. 22: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The City of Amarillo is providing the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals meeting criteria defined under the State of Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation initiative. This includes individuals 65 years of age and older and people 18 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness.

There are no appointments and the vaccine is free of charge.

Amarillo City Transit is providing free transportation. For more information call (806) 378-3095.

People 65 years of age and older • People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to:

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.

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