The City of San Antonio has coming with their first distribution plan for the COVID vaccine. The Alamodome is set to be converted into a no-cost mass vaccine site, The site will be in operation Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Mass distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to those who are eligible will begin as early as Monday January 11th.
Those who are eligible to receive the vaccines include healthcare workers and residents at long-term care facilities, known as Phase 1A, and Phase 1B, which includes residents over 65-years-old or residents 16 and older with a chronic medical condition.
These chronic medical conditions include: cancer, chronic kidney disease, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), heart conditions, solid organ transplantation, obesity and severe obesity, pregnancy, sickle cell disease and Type 2 diabetes.
The city is projecting that as many as 1,500 people per day can receive the vaccine, However, those that wish to receive the vaccine must register in advance.
Registration for the vaccine will open Saturday, Jan. 9. To register, visit covid19.sanantonio.gov/vaccine, or call 311 and select option B.