Lone Star College partnered with the Harris County Public Health Department to host a COVID vaccine delivery site at its LSC-CyFair campus. The vaccinations took place last week.
“Lone Star College has worked with various governmental organizations and private businesses since this pandemic began to aid in the fight against this terrible epidemic,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “We were proud to provide the resources of Lone Star College-CyFair to our community.”
Patients needed to make an appointment to be vaccinated and were allowed in one hour before their scheduled time and not more than one hour after their scheduled time. There were eight lanes for vaccinations staffed by a team of health care professionals.
Visit PublicHealth.HarrisCountyTx.gov to find important resources and learn more.
“Lone Star College-CyFair is grateful to have been able to offer this assistance,” said Seelpa Keshvala, Ph.D., LSC-CyFair president. “In addition to helping our community, Lone Star College is also using stimulus funds to purchase 6,000 computers for students needing assistance this academic year.”
In addition to providing a site for vaccinations, LSC has also loaned ventilators to assist health care workers at Houston Methodist-Baytown, CHI St. Luke’s-Woodlands and HCA Houston Health Care-Kingwood. LSC also joined city of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to distribute masks, hand soap and other essential supplies; as well as partnered with Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle to provide remote testing sites.
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. Lone Star College consists of seven colleges, eight centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.