CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System has teamed up with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Kappa Xi Omega Chapter to host a free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, Monday, Jan. 17, all part of the Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service.

The Clinic for those age 12 and over, will operate from 1 PM until 3 PM in the Parking Lot Area at 1100 Dan Haskins Way, that's between the Williams Homes and Robison Terrace in Texarkana. Walk-ins are welcome for first doses, second doses and boosters. You must bring a 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 amazing staff of CHRISTUS St. Michael in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” said President Lekia Jones. “What better way to exemplify sustainable service to all mankind in today’s current national health crisis than to provide vaccinations to our community. We pride ourselves in honoring Dr. King by having a Day On … not a Day Off.”

For more information call Christus St Michael at 903-606-4542.

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