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    COVID-19 Boosters Available for All Adults

    COVID-19 vaccine boosters have now been approved for everyone 18 years and older.

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    COVID-19 Vaccine Available to Children 5 to 11

    UTMB primary care locations that serve children are offering the COVID vaccine to those ages 5 to 11.

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    Smart Health Cards

    UTMB Health is providing digital proof of COVID testing and vaccination status

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  • COVID Treatment

    Learn more about what it is, who it can help, and how to schedule.

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Vaccine & Boosters

At this time, COVID-19 vaccines have been approved for ages 5 and up. A parent or legal guardian must provide written consent for any minor (age 5-17) receiving a vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Now Available for All Adults

Vaccine boosters have now been approved for all adults 18 years of age and older, regardless of risk factors. Those who received a Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are eligible for a booster shot at least six months after completion of their primary series. For Johnson & Johnson/Janssen single-dose vaccine recipients, a booster is available after two months.

Before you pick a time: 

  • Please ensure we have accurate email and cell phone contact information, so that we may reach you in a timely manner if necessary.
  • Masking is required in all UTMB primary care and urgent care locations.
  • If you are currently participating in or have participated in a COVID vaccine study, please contact your study coordinator before scheduling.

BEGIN THE SCHEDULING PROCESS BELOW:

  
  • Please follow instructions on this web page to schedule your vaccine as an employee.

  • Select desired dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine:

         
    • Would you prefer the Pfizer/Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine?

       
      • Select age of the patient being vaccinated:

           
        • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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        • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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        • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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      • Please follow instructions on this web page to schedule your Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
    • Did you previously receive the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine?

         
      • Select age of the patient being vaccinated:

           
        • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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        • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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        • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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      • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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      • Please follow instructions on this web page to schedule your Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
    • Did you previously receive 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine over 6 months ago?

       
      • Which vaccine did you receive?

         
        • Are you age 18 or older?

           
            • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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          • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

        • Are you age 18 or older?

           
            • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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          • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

      • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

    • Which vaccine did you receive for your first dose?

       
      • Did you previously receive 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine over 6 months ago?

         
        • Select desired booster vaccine:

             
          • Are you age 18 or older?

             
              • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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            • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

          • Are you age 18 or older?

             
              • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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            • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

          • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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        • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

      • Did you previously receive 1 dose of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over 2 months ago?

         
        • Select desired booster vaccine:

             
          • Are you age 18 or older?

             
              • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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            • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

          • Are you age 18 or older?

             
              • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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            • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

          • Please Note: Multiple vaccine sites may be listed. Scroll down to ensure that you have selected a site convenient to you.

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        • Based on your answers you do not meet the criteria outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services to schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster. Please call (832) 632-6731 or email C19Vacsch@utmb.edu for any COVID-19 vaccine related questions.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 TESTING: To ensure we offer a safe environment for all patients, we are now scheduling all COVID-19 testing and are no longer offering walk-in testing. Please schedule online below or call (832) 632-6731. Choose the time and location that best fits your need from many sites in the region. Evening and weekend hours are available for testing. To schedule to see an urgent or primary care provider please visit the same day care webpage.

  • COVID-19 testing is available at many UTMB Health sites, schedule the next available covid test in a location near you.
  • Based on current demand, COVID test results at UTMB Health are usually available in 48 hours or less.  

START HERE to Schedule a COVID Test Only Visit: Choose the time & location that best fits your schedule.

  
  • Please follow instructions on this web page to sign up/into my chart and schedule your test.

  • This appointment is for COVID testing ONLY.
    Please select a time for your COVID-19 TEST ONLY visit.

    IMPORTANT:
    · All Urgent Care clinics serve adults and children.
    · Pediatric and adult time slots IN GALVESTON are separate. Be sure to read the RED title above the available times to choose the correct type of provider. Any adults scheduled into pediatric slots may need rescheduling.
    · Always confirm the correct clinic location by double-checking the appointment confirmation page.

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UTMB Safety Requirements

Caring for you & keeping you safe. Always.

You need routine care to stay healthy. As always, UTMB is here to help. Our expert physicians and healthcare providers are ready to meet your needs. Safely and comfortably.

UTMB has resumed services across the region for our patients and continues to take measures to ensure the health and safety of patients, visitors and staff. We are available to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and your health and wellness are our top priority. Please visit the Appointment Information page for all appointment options or call our Access Center at (800) 917-8906 for an appointment.