El Paso is facing a new COVID-19 challenge, Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5. One of the aspects of this new variant is that it breaks through antibodies people may have from prior Covid-19 infections, making those antibodies useless. Early research has shown that the bivalent booster is effective against XBB.1.5. At Immunize El Paso, we are stocked […]
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Immunize El Paso has received bivalent booster vaccines from Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna. So far, Immunize El Paso has administered 3,874 bivalent vaccines. With experts warning of a COVID-19 winter spike, the bivalent booster will play a key role in the severity of a COVID infection, hospitalizations, and death rates. “It is understandable that people may […]
Immunize El Paso is launching 140 pop-up clinics at borderland schools and community centers. Outreach locations will span all parts of El Paso with varying hours to make vaccination opportunities close and convenient. The new COVID-19 booster and pneumonia vaccines will also be available, along with flu shots. “We feel our responsibility is to make […]
Immunize El Paso received 1,800 Covid-19 Bivalent Boosters on September 9th. IZEP administered the first vaccination this morning. “We expect a demand in El Paso for the Bivalent Booster. We have ordered 4-thousand more Bivalent Boosters to meet demand.” Daniel Acosta, Immunize El Paso This is the first Covid-19 vaccine to be created specifically for […]
A total of 300 Novavax Covid-19 vaccines were received at Immunize El Paso clinics. Novavax is a Covid-19 vaccine, not a booster. It’s different from the other three available Covid-19 vaccines from makers Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson. Novavax is produced more like traditional vaccines, like Hepatitis B or HPV vaccines. The FDA has […]
In July, Immunize El Paso administered 4,122 Covid Immunizations compared to June (2,240) and May (1,512). The reasoning for the growth in COVID-19 vaccinations can be explained by several factors. One aspect of the jump in immunizations was children getting their school vaccines and parents opting to include the COVID-19 vaccine as well. El Paso […]
Many schools, employers, and other institutions are now asking for a QuantiFERON-TB Gold Blood Test (QFT+ or QFT-Plus) tuberculosis screening, as opposed to the TB skin test. Immunize El Paso now offers the QuantiFERON TB Gold test at each clinic location. QuantiFERON TB Gold For many years, the best way to determine if someone may […]
As part of National Infant Immunization Week, Immunize El Paso will administer free immunizations for children up to 12 months for the week of April 24th-30th. National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a yearly observance highlighting the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). This year, in particular, it’s critical […]
El Paso, Texas (Nov 4, 2021): With the FDA approval of the COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to 11 year-old children, Immunize El Paso is launching a comprehensive vaccination campaign that will visit nearly 140 schools in the next coming weeks. “We are excited to bring this collaborative effort to the El Paso community to ensure […]
El Paso, Texas (Sep 14, 2021): Immunize El Paso has begun offering flu shots at each of their three clinics on an appointment and walk-in basis. The non-profit is also working with area schools and businesses to protect anyone desiring vaccination against the flu. “This is a great opportunity to get protected against the flu […]
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