Texas health officials this week will ramp up vaccine distribution as COVID-related deaths inch closer to 30,000 statewide.
The Department of State Health Services on Sunday released a list of 28 “vaccination hubs” as part of an effort inoculate more than 100,000 people and streamline the sign-up process. An additional 158,825 doses — a combination of both Pfizer and Moderna — will be distributed at the hubs. Another 38,300 will be sent to other Texas providers.
Three Harris County hubs will receive a total 26,725 doses of the vaccine, with 8,000 going to Harris County Public Health, another 8,000 to the Houston Health Department and 10,725 to Houston Methodist Hospital.
The announcement came as the state…