February 10, 2021 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner released the following statement after President Biden's administration announced that FEMA will open a vaccination site at NRG Park.
"On behalf of all Houstonians, I thank the White House for its plan to establish a COVID-19 mass vaccination site at NRG Park in Houston. Getting the vaccine into the arms of as many people as possible as quickly as possible is vital to ending this pandemic and saving lives.
"We look forward to working with FEMA, the Texas Division of Emergency Management and Harris County to iron out the details, including registration and access. We must work collaboratively to vaccinate as many people as possible and in a targeted way to include a diverse population."
According to today's announcement, the NRG site will be capable of administering more than 10,000 shots daily beginning Feb. 22.