May 23, 2024

San Antonio based H-E-B launching COVID-19 vaccine registration portal

Local grocery giant H-E-B is getting ready to get Texans vaccinated. H-E-B has requested another allocation of vaccines from the State of Texas as its first allocation had been distributed to the patients of the first round in Phase 1a.

As H-E-B awaits its second allocation of the vaccination, they will be opening up a registration portal to those who qualify in Phase 1B.

Phase 1B includes:

  • patients that are 65+
  • People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to: • Cancer • Chronic kidney disease • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies • Solid organ transplantation • Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher) • Pregnancy • Sickle cell disease • Type 2 diabetes mellitus