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COVID-19 boosters offered to anyone ages 18 and older

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RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – UT Health RGV is now offering COVID-19 boosters (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) to anyone ages 18 and older.

All fully vaccinated people aged 18+ can get a booster at least 6 months after their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna or at least 2 months after initial dose of Johnson & Johnson.

Community members aged 5+ can get vaccinated at the following locations:

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Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1-6 p.m.


Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1-6 p.m.

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Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1-6 p.m.

  • V Express Care by UT Health RGV (at H-E-B plus!), located at 2409 East Expressway 83. (By appointment only – call for available dates and times at 956-296-2935.


  • You willreceive a call from 1-833-888-2268 (1-833-UTVACN8 ) upon scheduling your child’s appointment. Please save this phone number 
  • This lower-dose Pfizer vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine to be authorized and recommended for use in children aged 5-11 years and should be administered as a two-dose series, three weeks apart — just as it is for people aged 12 and up.
  • Appointments for patient’s second dose will be scheduled on-site. 
  • All children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

To make an appointment, log onto uthealth.org/vaccine or call 1-833-UTRGVMD.  

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