UPDATE: Fort Bend County reopens COVID-19 vaccination sites Feb. 19

Fort Bend County-run COVID-19 vaccination sites will reopen at noon on Feb. 19. (Courtesy University of Houston College of Nursing)
Fort Bend County-run COVID-19 vaccination sites will reopen at noon on Feb. 19. (Courtesy University of Houston College of Nursing)

Fort Bend County-run COVID-19 vaccination sites will reopen at noon on Feb. 19. (Courtesy University of Houston College of Nursing)

Updated at 9:46 a.m. Feb. 19

Fort Bend County Heath & Human Services is reopening county-run COVID-19 vaccination sites beginning Feb. 19.

Sites will run on an adjusted schedule Feb. 19. The site will be open for second-dose appointments from noon-6 p.m. Any appointments scheduled between 9-11:45 a.m. will be rescheduled, the department said in a Facebook post.

Fort Bend County vaccine sites will be open Feb. 20 for second-dose shots, and those with Feb. 20 appointments will retain them.



The county asks anyone with a question related to their vaccine appointment to email ahcovidvaccine@myaccesshealth.org.

The county will communicate rescheduled appointment times and any changes due to weather or building conditions, it said the post.

Posted at 11:07 a.m. Feb. 18

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services coronavirus testing and vaccination sites are closed Feb. 18. These county-run locations have been closed since Feb. 15 due to wintry precipitation and ongoing freezing temperatures, which caused widespread power outages.



Fort Bend County residents needing their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine will be prioritized once the sites reopen, County Judge KP George said in a video posted to Facebook Feb. 18.

“[FBCHHS] is working tirelessly to open the vaccine administration centers back,” George said.

Once vaccination sites have consistent power and are reopened, the county said they will operate with extended hours. Patients with previous appointments will receive a call or an email to reschedule.




A total of 48,534 Fort Bend County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the FBCHHS coronavirus dashboard. Additionally, 35,954 coronavirus vaccines have been administered at county-run locations.

By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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