There is still time for seniors to make their COVID-19 vaccination appointments during the University Medical Center of El Paso’ Super Seniors (70+) Super Thursday today.

University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC) is still taking appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine, available to seniors aged 70+.

UMC posted on their social media platforms today announcing that the senior portal for registration was open for seniors aged 70+ people and as of 11:30 a.m. UMC was still taking appointments online and over the phone, posting on Facebook:

UPDATE: As of 11:30 a.m. we are still open for online registration of Super Seniors at https://www.umcelpaso.org/register-for-the-covid-19-vaccine

Help a relative, a neighbor, a friend who is 70 or older.

The hospital wants to ensure that they get the word out that they still have hundreds of appointments available at umcelpaso.org for Super Seniors 70 and older.

Seniors who have eagerly awaited to get the first dose of the novel coronavirus vaccination can try to registration today via:

  • Phone: 915-200-2700
  • UMC website: UMCelpaso.org
  • Website and phone number will close after filling all available appointments.

El Pasoans have been taking advantage of UMC’s online vaccine registrations filling all appointments within minutes of being available.

Since February, UMC has been offering the Special Super Seniors registration portal and is encouraging that anyone with senior family members gets signed up.

So what are you waiting for? Log on or call in and get your Abuelita, Tia or Tio, neighbors, or friends aged 70+ and make an appointment today.

For more COVID-19 Information for the City of El Paso, visit epstrong.org, or, visit UMCelpaso.org.

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