From the editorial office
El Paso Magazine
Tuesday 27 April 2021 | 18:58
a step- Starting Wednesday, April 28, the city of El Paso will no longer ask the public to make appointments to receive the Covid-19 vaccine at its convention center.
The city will also host additional Covid-19 vaccine pop-up events over the next several weeks, allowing the community to reach out, register and vaccinate.
“The city has worked hard with our community partners to put the vaccine in the arms of our residents and improve the process so that we can distribute the vaccine efficiently, as evidenced by our high management rates,” said Mario D’Agostino, El Paso. Fire Commander. El Paso is pleased to announce that we have provided more than 616,000 vaccines across the region. Nearly 40 percent of our population 16 years of age or older have been fully vaccinated, and more than 60 percent of people 16 years of age or older have received their first vaccination. Among the most vulnerable groups, those aged 65 years or over, more than 70 percent have been fully vaccinated and more than 86 percent have received their first dose. “
Vaccines are also continuing to be administered through the city’s Covid Vaccine Clinics at 9301 Alameda, 7380 Remcon, and 220 South Stanton (Corner of First and Stanton).
Residents can also register and schedule vaccination appointments with the City of El Paso by visiting EPCovidVaccine.com and clicking on the registration form or by calling (915) 212-6843.
Health officials remind the public to keep wearing face shields, washing your hands frequently, and monitoring your distance, regardless of whether or not you got the vaccine. For more information, visit www.EPStrong.org.
Special events for the vaccination application include:
Thursday, April 29
11 am 4 pm
El Paso International Airport, 6701 Convair
Saturday May 1
9 am 1 pm
Barque Urbano the Monster, 13501 Jason Crandall
Artists and Farmers’ Market in El Paso, 117 Anthony
Saturday May 8
9 am 1 pm
Valley Pago Recreation Center, 7380 Alameda