13
May
2021
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14:17 PM
America/Chicago

HEB, UHD Partner to Offer Free Vaccinations in June

The University of Houston-Downtown is partnering with HEB to offer free vaccinations to the UHD Community in June.

The first dose of the Moderna vaccine will be offered on Wednesday, June 9 with the second shot being administered on Wednesday, July 7. UHD’s Welcome Center will serve as the vaccination site between 9 a.m. and Noon.

Registration is required to receive a vaccination. Free parking will be available it the city parking lot on Girard Street (across from the Girard Street Garage/Welcome Center) during both events.

On the day of the no-cost vaccinations, those with insurance benefits need to bring a copy of their insurance card. Those without insurance will still be able to be vaccinated, but will need to provide their Social Security number on their consent forms per government guidelines.

For more information on vaccines, visit the UHD COVID-19 website.

 

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second-largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.