These Houston-area hospitals are getting the COVID-19 vaccine first

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Texas Department of State Health Services released information Friday about which Texas hospitals will receive the first week's share of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and the number of doses.

The first shipment includes 224,250 doses to 109 Texas hospitals in 34 counties on Dec. 14, according to the DSHS.

This supply will be limited to health care workers in an effort to "protect those caring for COVID-19 patients and preserve the health care system's ability to function."

Here is a list of hospitals in the greater Houston area receiving the vaccine along with the number of doses.

Harris County

Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital- Baytown - 1,950

Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Cypress - 975

St Lukes Hospital At The Vintage Houston - 975

TCH Main Houston - 3,900

HCA Houston Healthcare - 1,950

Texas Children's Hospital West Campus - 975

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center - 4,875

LBJ Hospital - Harris County Hospital District - 1,950

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center - 5,850

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights - 1,950

Memorial Hermann SE Hospital - 1,950

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center - 2,925

Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital - 975

Ben Taub General Hospital - 1,950

Houston Methodist West Hospital - 975

Houston Methodist Hospital - 5,850

CHI St Luke's Health - 5,850

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital - 975

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital - 975

HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast - 975

University Of Texas Medical Branch - 975

Montgomery County

Texas Children's Hospital - 975

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital - 975

Kingwood Medical Center - 975

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital - 1,950

Fort Bend County

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital - 1,950

Galveston County

University Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital - 2,925

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