CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, May 14, and from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, May 15.

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be administered on the Spirit of St. Michael Mobile Unit, which will be located behind CHRISTUS St. Michael Rehabilitation Hospital at 2400 St. Michael Drive.

According to their press release, individuals 18 years of age and older are now eligible to receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Walk-ins are welcome, and appointments are not needed.

Persons wishing to receive the vaccine should wear loose-fitting clothes for ease in accessing your shoulder to administer the vaccine. Masks are required to be worn by participants. For additional information, call 903-748-8573.

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