CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System partners with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Xi Omega Chapter to hold a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic on January 17, as part of Martin’s Day of Service Luther King.
The vaccination clinic, which is for people 12 years and older, will be held between the hours of
1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the parking lot at 1100 Dan Haskins Way (between the Williams Homes and Robison Terrace) in Texarkana. Walk-in appointments are available for first doses, second doses and boosters. Patients must bring photo ID and wear a mask.
“Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Xi Omega Chapter, America’s premier Greek-letter organization for African-American women, is proud to partner with the incredible staff of CHRISTUS St. Michael to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” said President Lekia Jones. “What better way to exemplify lasting service to all humanity in the current national health crisis than to provide vaccines to our community. We are proud to honor Dr. King by having a day…not a day off.
“We are thrilled to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day through a day of service,” said Loren Robinson, MD, chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System. “We are honored to partner with the Kappa Xi Omega chapter of AKA to provide this vaccination clinic by bringing the COVID-19 vaccine to citizens where they live. Like the many vaccination clinics we have offered in the past, this event will help facilitate access to the vaccine as we strive to help protect those living in our community.