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Statement by Methodist Healthcare Ministries on Vaccine Distributions at Dixon Health & Wellness Center

Methodist Healthcare Ministries is Not a Community Administering COVID-19 Distribution Site

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas is not a COVID-19 vaccine community receiving or administering site. However, Methodist Healthcare Ministries was fortunate to be provided with a limited number of COVID-19 doses for distribution to select patients and clients meeting criteria 1b at its Dixon Health & Wellness Center. Methodist Healthcare Ministries is grateful for the opportunity to provide this life-saving resource to its qualifying patients and clients who may have had difficulty accessing the vaccine.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries is currently not able to offer the COVID-19 vaccine to the public, but will communicate availability if that changes. For now, we encourage everyone to protect themselves and their community by following COVID-19 guidelines and protocols by wearing a mask, washing hands frequently, and practicing social distancing. 

For questions on local community vaccination sites and resources, please call 2-1-1 or visit the Texas Department of State Health Services website to locate a COVID-19 community vaccination site near you.

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About Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. is a private, faith-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating access to health care for the uninsured through direct services, community partnerships and strategic grant-making in 74 counties across South Texas. Guided by its mission of "Serving Humanity to Honor God," Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ vision is to be the leader for improving wellness of the least served. The mission also includes Methodist Healthcare Ministries' one-half ownership of the Methodist Healthcare System, the largest healthcare system in South Texas, which creates a unique avenue to ensure that it continues to be a benefit to the community by providing quality care to all and charitable care when needed. For more information, visit www.mhm.org.

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