Press "Enter" to skip to content

Vaccine shots administered at East Houston Hospital

East Houston Hospital’s LVN Jasmine Tamez vaccinates patient Amin Rosado with his first dose of the COVID-19 virus vaccine. The hospital streamlined the vaccination process so patients could quickly get in and out to minimize their wait time. Most patients received their life-saving vaccine in about 30 minutes total time.
Observers L – R: Rubin Shah, CEO of the East Houston Hospital & Clinic, RN Hilda Bentley Director of Surgical Services, RN Miriam Keary and RN Cynthia Wallace. (Photo by Allan Jamail)

Streamlined process means patients quickly get life-saving shots

By Allan Jamail

East Houston, TX. – March 17, 2021 the East Houston Hospital & Clinic located in Houston’s North Channel area (12950 East Freeway) is quickly making a positive name for itself by providing the best quality and convenient patient experience for most any medical services provided at Houston’s Medical Center. To review all their services, visit:

North Channel Star writer Allan Jamail said, “Since the start of the virus vaccinations I have seen many other locations and facilities administering the life-saving vaccine but nothing compared to the vaccination process I witnessed today at the East Houston Hospital & Clinic. CEO Rubin Shah was personally on hand making sure their streamlined process was going as planned.”

“Hilda Bentley, RN-Director of Surgical Services, kept her eyes on every phase of the processes, ensuring top quality medical practices were maintained.”

Patients weren’t having to wait long to get their shot, mostly moving in and out in approximately 30 minutes total time.

CEO Shah stated that their East Houston Hospital and Galena Park Clinic have a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines, which they’re making available to members of the community who meet at least one of the following criteria:

• Age 50 and older.

• At least 18 years old with at least one chronic medical condition (examples include Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, COPD (See sign-up form on East Houston Hospital website for examples.)

• Frontline healthcare worker / First responder / Essential working / Law enforcement / Teacher / Child care provider / Family care provider / Bus driver.

Anyone who qualifies or has a family member or friend who qualifies should as soon as possible go to their website and complete the online form to schedule an appointment at either the East Houston Hospital or Galena Park Clinic; a map is also provided.