COVID-19 vaccinations increase five-fold on first day of Houston Health Department’s new incentive program

HOUSTON – Houston Health Department COVID-19 vaccinations increased more than five-fold on the first day of its new incentive program, the department announced Thursday night.

A total of 740 doses were administered on Thursday at the department’s eligible health centers and multi-service centers, a 512% increase over Wednesday’s total of 121 doses.

Of the total doses administered, 658 were first doses and 82 were second doses.

Details about the program, eligible sites, and frequently asked questions are available at or by contacting the department’s COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220.