The Hospitals of Providence vaccinating adults 75 years and older in targeted areas with COVID-19 vaccinations

Feb 11, 2021

EL PASO, TX – This week, The Hospitals of Providence is vaccinating 1,000 individuals with a specific focus on those people who are 75 years and older.

Since the vaccination process began in December, The Hospitals of Providence has actively worked with leadership with the State of Texas and the City of El Paso to identify the most beneficial way to help vaccinate the community. To this end, the State of Texas allocated 1,000 vaccinations to The Hospitals of Providence with the guidance to vaccinate individuals who are 75 years and older, particularly in communities that are far from existing vaccination hubs.

“We are very excited to continue our efforts to help vaccinate our community, particularly our most vulnerable loved ones,” said Nicholas Tejeda, Group CEO for The Hospitals of Providence. “We understand the challenges many people may face accessing internet or social media, so our team focused our efforts on directly reaching out to these individuals to easily register them.”

In collaboration with the City of El Paso, churches, and community organizations, The Hospitals of Providence is now vaccinating individuals in this target population, focused on the communities of Anthony, Canutillo, Vinton and Westway. All vaccines have been allocated at this time.

“We know that the State of Texas is making every effort to ensure that El Paso receives more and more vaccines in the weeks to come,” said Tejeda. “As the supply increases, we will be here to help vaccinate more and more El Pasoans.”

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