UT Health RGV provides COVID-19 vaccinations to support area EMS providers

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By News and Internal Communications

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS –– UT Health RGV on Saturday continued to strengthen frontline personnel by administering the COVID-19 vaccine to EMS providers from across the Rio Grande Valley who engage in 9-1-1 emergency services like pre-hospital care and transport.

Saturday’s inoculations were part of UT Health RGV’s continued efforts for Phase 1A vaccination distribution as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

 “UTRGV and UT Health RGV are committed to serving the Valley community, as federal and state distribution guidelines expand,” said Dr. John H. Krouse, UTRGV executive vice president for Health Affairs and dean of the UTRGV School of Medicine.