Free groceries 

There’s Only One Day Left to Enter Kroger’s $1-Million Sweepstakes 

The catch? You have to get vaccinated. 

07/09/2021 By Jaisal Kalapatapu

Who's calling the shots?

Gov. Abbott Bans Vaccine Passports in Texas

Cruise line Carnival announced today that it will require proof of vaccination on its ships, two of which are docked in Galveston, but the governor's rebuttal includes a ban on vaccine requirements for any business operating in Texas.

06/07/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Big News

FDA Expands Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine to Kids Age 12 and Older

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended its emergency-use authorization to include younger ages Monday.

05/10/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

You won’t miss this shot

You Don’t Need an Appointment Anymore to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine

All you need to do is show up to NRG.

04/19/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

An explainer 

CDC Advisors: You Can Resume the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

The one-dose vaccine was paused after it caused dangerous blood clots in rare cases.  

04/13/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

vaccine hesitancy

Why Are Some Houstonians Afraid to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine?

We talked to Bayou City residents about why they do or don’t want to get vaccinated.

04/05/2021 By Sydney Davis

Here’s your shot 

Next Week, Anyone Can Get a Covid-19 Vaccine in Texas

Starting March 29, The Texas Department of State Health Services is opening eligibility to all Texans.

03/23/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Hope on the Horizon

The FDA Authorizes the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine for Emergency Use

The third vaccine to be authorized since December, this shot requires only one dose.

02/24/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Coronavirus

FEMA Is Setting Up a Mass-Vaccination Site at NRG

The pilot site is part of the president's efforts to ramp up Covid-19 vaccination efforts.

02/10/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

a high-school biology lesson

Here’s How the Covid-19 Vaccines Actually Work

Houston Health Authority Dr. David Persse explains the science behind the Pfizer and Moderna shots.

01/22/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Take your shot

Where and How to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine in Houston

Here’s who qualifies and how to find a provider closest to you. 

01/14/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Light at the end of the tunnel

The First Houstonians Have Received the Covid-19 Vaccine

Health care workers in hospitals across the city lined up to get the shot Tuesday.

12/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Shots, shots, shots

It's Even More Important Than Ever to Get a Flu Shot This Year

A Houston doctor tells us why.

09/22/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Top Doctors 2020

An Old Tuberculosis Vaccine Might Be the Key to Fighting Covid-19

Dr. Jeffrey D. Cirillo and scientists at Texas A&M are researching the century-old treatment.

09/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Top Doctors 2020

Dr. Peter Hotez and His Team Are Searching for the Covid-19 Vaccine

Finding a treatment while telling the world to "please stay safe."

09/04/2020 By Jeff Balke

Take your shot

Uninsured Children Can Get Free Immunizations Today at Northwest Assistance Ministries

We're living through a pandemic, so it's a good idea to boost your immune system.

06/11/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

City Hall

Councilman Jack Christie Holds Some Interesting Ideas About Vaccines

Vaccine courts, neurotoxins, the medical-industrial complex and other perceived dangers

11/17/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel Health

Vaccination Street

Heading abroad for summer vacation? Let's chat about the ins and outs of travel vaccines.

04/15/2015 By Maggie Berardo