El Paso Chamber and The Hospitals of Providence Partner for Vaccine Distribution

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The Hospitals of Providence and the El Paso Chamber are pleased to announce a partnership to support small businesses by distributing COVID-19 vaccinations to companies at the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis. Vaccine distribution will be held at The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus. Vaccination registration will be done through the El Paso Chamber.

The partnership is aimed at vaccinating employees from small and medium sized businesses, whose enterprises have been most impacted by the crisis. The vaccination effort comes as the State of Texas has expanded vaccination eligibility for all people 16 years of age and older.

“We are here to support El Paso through the pandemic by not only providing needed care, but by supporting our community through efforts such as helping to vaccinate employees of small businesses, so they can get back to their essential services our city needs,” said Rob J. Anderson, CEO of The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus. “We are proud to partner with the EPC to help reach these small and medium enterprises and provide their employees the opportunity to get vaccinated.”

The Hospitals of Providence has been committed throughout the pandemic to supporting and caring for the El Paso community.

“Small and medium enterprises across the community have been hit hard by the pandemic and we feel this is a strategic and efficient way to assist an entire business in one step,” explained EPC President and CEO David Jerome. “We are committed to advocating for our members and their needs throughout this pandemic.” . “During this time, we have done a number of outreach efforts to support these business by working with them through the federal and local loan distribution processes, as well as providing customized coaching through our Business Solution Center. Through this partnership with The Hospitals of Providence to help vaccinate small business’ employees, we feel this is an additional measure to help get these businesses safely back on their feet to be able provide the services our community needs,” Jerome added.

For businesses interested in being registered for the COVID-19 vaccine, contact the EPC at 915-534-0500.