16:46 PM

Advisory: South Texas College and Hidalgo County to announce partnership to increase COVID vaccination efforts

Renewed focus in place to provide vaccines to school and college-bound students and their families

The South Texas College Board of Trustees remains focused on the College’s mission as an advocate for public health and prosperity.

South Texas College Board Chair Rose Benavidez, South Texas College Trustee Paul R. Rodriguez, and South Texas College President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis will meet on Aug. 4 with Hidalgo County Judge Hon. Richard F. Cortez, to announce the College’s planned coordination with Hidalgo County vaccination efforts.

The College has partnered throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with Hidalgo and Starr counties to support testing and vaccination efforts that have helped protect our communities. The College is committed to supporting these ongoing public safety efforts, with a renewed focus on providing vaccines to school- and college-bound students and their families.

Ms. Benavidez, Mr. Rodriguez, Dr. Solis and Judge Cortez will make a formal announcement at 3 p.m. at the South Texas College Nursing and Allied Health Campus, Building B Atrium, located at 1901 South McColl Road in McAllen, Texas.

What: Formal announcement about South Texas College coordinating with Hidalgo County regarding vaccination efforts.

Who: STC Board Chair Rose Benavidez, Trustee Paul R. Rodriguez, President Dr. Ricardo J. Solis, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez, Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Chief Administrative Officer Eduardo Olivarez.

When: Aug. 4 at 3 p.m.

Where: STC Nursing and Allied Health Campus Building B atrium