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Coronavirus in Texas

More than two dozen of Texas’ rural hospitals haven’t received any COVID-19 vaccines

Those lucky enough to be near another provider with shots available are relying on neighborly generosity — encouraged but not mandated by the state — to innoculate front-line workers while they wait.

David Lee, Chief Executive Officer at Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital in Kenedy, speaks with staff in the ER.
Local residents display signs supporting Karnes County first responders.
David Lee, Chief Executive Officer, speaks with Barbara James inside a tent set aside for triaging COVID-19 patients located just outside the ER ambulance bay at Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital in Kenedy.
A man walks to his truck after visiting the local post office in Kenedy.
Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital in Kenedy at Karnes County.

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