Job fairs in McAllen and Brownsville will have COVID-19 vaccines available


A regional job fair will be held today in both Brownsville and McAllen, in an effort to re-incorporate people to the workforce in the area. 

The job fair in McAllen is set to take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McAllen Convention Center located at 700 Convention Center Blvd. 

The job fair in Brownsville is taking place at the Brownsville Events Center from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Workforce Solutions says more than 130 employers are ready to recruit for over 5,000 positions in many.

Some employers will be conducting on-site interviews. 

Those hoping to find a new job during Thursday’s RGV Regional Job Fair will also have a chance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Hidalgo County will be hosting a vaccine clinic during the job fair, set for Thursday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Pre-registration is not required and those receiving the Pfizer vaccine must be 12 years or older.


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