Beginning Friday, May 20, Texas Children’s Hospital and all Texas Children’s Pediatrics practices will begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster to children aged 5 to 11, following FDA Emergency-Use Authorization granted May 17, and recommendation today by the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.     The FDA and CDC recommend eligible children in … Read more

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has arranged for the deployment of more than 2,500 medical personnel to help hospitals care for the increasing number of COVID-19 patients across Texas. This operation follows the Governor’s directive earlier this week that DSHS utilize staffing agencies to provide out-of-state medical personnel to … Read more