The Dallas County Health and Welfare Department is hosting two COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Sunday in the hope of reaching those who are hesitant to vaccinate. Hundreds of people gathered at the Grand Prairie Wal-Mart clinic on Friday.
What you need to know
- DCHHS administers the first, second and third doses and vaccines to children aged 5 to 11 years. After receiving the vaccine, you can claim a $ 25 Walmart Gift Card.
- Wal-Mart in Dallas Forest Lane from 10am to 2pm on Sundays
- Seagoville Flea Market along US Highway 175 from 1 pm to 4 pm
Anyone who takes a shot will leave with a $ 25 Wal-Mart gift card in time for the holidays.
“This is a way to thank those who have helped us keep everyone safe,” said Jheison Romain Nieto of Dallas County.
The incentive, along with radio ads, took many to Grand Prairie Wal-Mart and received first, second, or booster shots. A Pfizer vaccine for children over the age of 5 was also available.
About 58% of the population is fully vaccinated, and Dallas County Health and Welfare Services admits that some are still hesitant.
“They say,’I can’t get the vaccine, I can’t afford it because I’ll get sick later and I can’t miss a few days from work,’ but once I get the COVID, It’s very important to remember that. You’ve been out for much longer than your second dose and you may feel sick all day long. “
Two COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics are scheduled Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm at Wal-Mart in Forest Lane, Dallas, and from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Seagoville Fleece along US Highway 175. .. place.