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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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Earlier this week, St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital saw an overwhelming response to its COVID-19 vaccination program after vaccinations were paused last week due to the storm. Due to the overwhelming demand from the community and its impact on traffic in the area, all appointments for the remainder of the week have been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. The Office of Emergency Management is working as quickly as possible to move the vaccine operations to a larger, more accessible area to avoid traffic congestion and safety concerns in the area.

We remain committed to distributing COVID-19 vaccines as quickly and safely as possible and plan to honor previously scheduled appointments for second doses. Vaccine recipients who were scheduled for their second dose this week will be contacted about a new appointment date and location in the very near future. We thank the community for their continued patience and understanding.

COVID-19 Vaccination Task Force at St. Luke’s Health

Thank you for your interest in St. Luke’s Health’s COVID-19 vaccine information.
Distribution and availability of the COVID vaccine will be coordinated by our vaccination task force in accordance with federal and state recommendations.  As a reminder, all our St. Luke’s Health vaccine clinics, including our location on the campus of Texas Southern University, are open Monday - Friday and are by appointment only.

Who Is Eligible for a Vaccine?

The Texas Department of State Health Services has determined allocations and defined patient populations by phase: Phase 1a and 1b distributions are intended for healthcare personnel, residents and employees of long-term care facilities (e.g., nursing homes), people at risk for severe illness (65+, underlying medical condition) and other vulnerable frontline workers.

As part of their ongoing work, CDC and DSHS will make recommendations on how and when to roll out vaccines to other critical groups.

For more information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions. If you are interested in receiving the vaccine series when available, please complete this questionnaire. Completing the questionnaire in advance will enable us to expedite scheduling. A member of our team will contact you once the vaccines are available.

Please note: If you arrive at an appointment and do not meet the requirements, you will be turned away and will not receive a vaccine.

If you have any questions, please call 281-407-8137.

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19

When will the vaccine be available?

Vaccines to protect against COVID-19 are available now. The FDA has issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. Distribution of the vaccine is determined by state and local health departments and some St. Luke’s Health facilities with supply of the vaccine are participating in the administration of COVID-19 vaccines according to that distribution plan.

Is the vaccine safe?

At St. Luke’s Health, safety is our highest priority, and we only administer vaccines that are recommended by the FDA as safe and effective.

When can I get the vaccine?

CDC recommendations indicate a phased approach to vaccine allocation, beginning in Phase 1a with health care workers, first responders, and residents of long-term care facilities. Phase 1b includes people over age 65 and people under age 65 who have underlying medical conditions. As vaccine supply increases, vaccines may be more widely available to the public in the coming months.

Where can I get the vaccine?

If you qualify for the current phase of distribution, please refer to the Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Locations map for providers in your area. It is important to contact facilities prior to showing up to ensure they have vaccines available.

How is the vaccine given?

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses, administered three or four weeks apart. When a vaccine is given, information will be provided about when to get the second dose.

Where can I get more information about the vaccine?

For additional information on the COVID-19 and the vaccine approval process, we recommend reviewing the FAQs on the CDC website and FDA website.

COVID-19 Healthy Resources