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East Texans have been receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations since they became widely available across the state in late March. Those 16 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine for free at the hub locations throughout East Texas or at a local pharmacy location. Several of the big hub locations are starting to wind down operations as the focus of the deployment of the vaccine shifts to retail and outreach locations within our communities.

Where is the vaccination clinic taking place?

Jarvis Christian College in Tyler will be offering the vaccine for free to its student population, faculty, alumni and to the public at a community wide vaccination event at the school.

When does the vaccine clinic happen?

You can get your first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on Monday, May 10th from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How do I register for the clinic?

Simply visit the registration page, fill in some basic information and choose a time and that's it, you're signed up to receive your first dose and you'll then schedule a time to come back for your second quick shot.

For your safety and the safety of others, you can get vaccinated for free at this community event taking place at Jarvis Christian College in the E.W. Rand Center Varsity Gym in Hawkins. (Hwy 80 East on Private Road 7631).

For more information on the vaccines, you can visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.

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