Twitter Bot Shows When El Paso Vaccine Appointments Are Available
Vaccines are rolling out faster than ever and if you haven't received yours yet, there's a Twitter bot that's here to help. @ELPVax is a Twitter account that is here to let us all know when and where vaccines are rolling out. The most recent updates from the account included Walgreens and CVS having open appointment. The account also puts in a link to help you sign up for an appointment to get your vaccine.
You can always get up-to-date stats on the vaccine here in El Paso by CLICKING HERE. At the time I'm writing this (April 12, 2021), here are the following stats.
- 312,641 total vaccines administered
- 194,377 people vaccinated
- 125,648 people fully vaccinated
Here is some info directly from the website:
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE COVID-19 VACCINE:
Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free, confidential vaccine referrals. Available in multiple languages.
TEXT “vaccine” (FOR ENGLISH) OR “vacuna” (FOR SPANISH) TO 667873
to get contact information for your preferred vaccine provider
COVID-19 VACCINE HOTLINE
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Answers available in multiple languages.
You might also be curious about the phases and who is eligible for the vaccines. You can CLICK HERE to get all the phase information. El Paso is currently vaccinating anyone over 16 years of age, but they do warn that they might rely on age as a priority if the supply is low. This doesn't mean you can't sign up. Fill out the paperwork, go through the links, do what you need to do. They will adjust accordingly based on priority.
LOOK: Answers to 30 common COVID-19 vaccine questions
While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.