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Houston Health Vaccine vs Hospital

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 isn't only good for your health, it could be good for your bank account. Data has shown that fully vaccinated and boosted people rarely get very sick with COVID-19. That means avoiding expensive hospital stays. A study from the Texas A&M School of Public Health shows the average COVID-19 hospital stay is 6 days and runs more than $11,000, and that's just the financial cost. The physical cost of severe COVID-19 is uncomfortable and painful and may end up with you on a breathing machine. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and very effective at keeping you from being hospitalized, if you become infected. If you haven't yet been vaccinated against COVID-19, "Avoid the Drama" and get closer to normal by doing so as soon as possible. Free Houston Health Department vaccination clinics accept walk ins and are located across the city. Find a nearby site at or by calling 832-393-4220.