Garland Public Health is providing COVID-19 vaccines at a back-to-school rally on Aug. 28.
The Garland ISD event, named the "2021 Health Fair and Back-to-School Rally," will be held at Homer B. Johnson Stadium from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Located at 1209 E. Centerville Road, the drive-thru-event is free and open to the public.
According to the city of Garland, 92.4% of reported cases in Garland were unvaccinated and 96.4% of hospitalizations were unvaccinated in July.
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Garland Public Health partnered with Garland ISD and the NAACP to provide COVID-19 vaccines at the event.
Anyone can get the COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment at a Garland clinic at 206 Carver Drive between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday.