In support of the government’s efforts to get 70% of Americans vaccinated by July 4, South Texas Health System McAllen will be opening its existing COVID-19 vaccine clinic to the public beginning on Monday, June 28.

Originally established last December to immunize frontline workers at South Texas Health System’s facilities throughout Hidalgo County and within the Rio Grande Valley, the vaccine clinic will be offering doses of the Pfizer vaccine to all members of the community ages 12 and up.

The COVID-19 vaccine clinic, located near the Emergency entrance at South Texas Health System McAllen at 301 W. Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78503, is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and Thursday, 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 pm.

The clinic is accepting walk-ins. If you would like to make an appointment or get more information, call the STHS Employee Health Department 956-632-5563.

About South Texas Health System

South Texas Health System is a multi-facility healthcare system serving patients throughout the Rio Grande Valley. The system includes four acute care facility campuses with specialties in pediatrics, heart and vascular services, maternity and women’s health and trauma services. Inpatient and outpatient treatment for behavioral health needs and addictive disorders is also provided through the system’s South Texas Health System Behavioral facility. South Texas Health System is affiliated with the South Texas Clinical Partners ACO, Prominence Health Plan, and Cornerstone Regional Hospital. The system operates an advanced Level II Trauma Center at South Texas Health System McAllen, the first and only freestanding children’s facility and pediatric ER at South Texas Health System Children’s, the region’s only freestanding heart hospital and specialized cardiac ER at South Texas Health System Heart, and six freestanding emergency rooms located in and around Weslaco, Mission, Edinburg, McAllen and Alamo. For more information about the system and its comprehensive services, please visit www.southtexashealthsystem.com.