Coronavirus Disease Guidance

Guidance on the COVID-19 disease and vaccine.

This page serves as the central location for all updates and guidance for Texas Tech Physicians patients. Information will be revised to reflect the latest developments.


COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance & Status

Updated November 3, 2021

PEDIATRIC PATIENTS AGES 5-11
Can Now Receive the COVID-19 vaccination

CDC accepted and approved the recommendation that children ages 5–11 be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine authorized for this age group is over 90% effective at preventing COVID-19.

All Texas Tech Physicians Pediatrics clinics in LUBBOCK currently have the Pfizer vaccine available for your child during normal well child appointments, or at select vaccine clinics.

Please call your clinic to schedule an appointment.

• Medical Office Plaza: 806-743-1188
• Raider Clinic: 806-743-7660
• TTP Medical Pavilion: 806-743-7335
• UMC Southwest Medical: 806-743-7800

LUBBOCK TTUHSC Pharmacy has the Moderna vaccine.

• Walk-in Welcome 9-4:30
• 3601 4th Street
Moderna vaccine boosters available
• Moderna vaccine is a two-dose series.
   Must be 18 years old to receive it.
• There is no cost to the patient to receive the vaccine.


AMARILLO TEXAS TECH PHYSICIANS - Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are available.

• Moderna vaccine is a two-dose series.
   Must be 18 years old to receive it.
• There is no cost to the patient to receive the vaccine.

Texas Tech Physicians in Amarillo is administering booster shots of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to the following individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago:
- 65 years and older
- Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
- Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
- Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings

The Moderna COVID-19 booster dose is half of the dose that is administered for the primary series dose. For individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, booster shots are also recommended for those who are 18 and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.

To make an appointment, call:

• Pharmaceutical Care Center (806) 414-9390, (Thursdays only; walk-ins) 
• Family Medicine (806) 414-9559
• Internal Medicine (806) 414-9100, (Fridays only)


AMARILLO TEXAS TECH PHYSICIANS - Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are available 

The Pfizer vaccine is a two-dose series

The pediatric vaccine is administered to children 5-11 years old. It's 1/3 the dose of the adult version. It can be administered at the same time as other regularly-scheduled vaccines.

The adolescent/adult vaccine is administered to people 11 years old and older.

To make an appointment, call:

• Pediatrics (806) 414-9800
• Family Medicine (806) 414-9559


Coronavirus Disease Guidance for Patients

CLINIC CONTACTS

If you have an upcoming appointment and have not received instructions from your clinics or via your appointment reminder, call your clinic before coming for an appointment.

Many clinics are now offering Texas Tech Physicians Virtual.  Learn more about Texas Tech Physicians virtual care available from home or anywhere. Options are available if you have questions about symptoms, urgent virtual care and virtual telemedicine visits.

 

For the safety of our patients and staff during COVID-19:

Lubbock Patients

If you have a non-emergent illness or injury, we have options for you to receive care without coming to the clinic.

Call Nurse on Demand
If you think you may be sick, call our Nurse on Demand line to review your symptoms. Your nurse will advise you what to do next. 806-743-6877

Access Virtual Urgent Care
Receive a face-to-face virtual visit at on your computer, tablet or smartphone with Virtual Care.

Drive up Screening
If you are in Lubbock and think you may have COVID-19, visit the UMC COVID-19 Drive Up Screening.

Parking
We are not offering valet parking services at this time, but we would be happy to provide a shuttle. Drive to the front entrance and call 743-2669 to request a shuttle to follow you to a parking space.

Scheduled Appointments
The following clinics are now offering telemedicine and telephone appointments. Please call the clinic to schedule a telemedicine appointment:

     Center for Cardiovascular Health
     Dermatology
     ENT
     Family Medicine
     Internal Medicine
     Orthopedics
     Pediatrics
     Student Health
     Urology 

General COVID-19 Information

Resources

Employees of Texas Tech Physicians

Additional details for students, faculty and staff can be found on www.ttuhsc.edu.