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Making COVID-19 Vaccination Less ‘Like The Hunger Games’ (Jan. 26, 2021)

On Tuesday’s show: Inside the county’s new vaccine system, a conversation with Jenn White of the program 1A, and previewing local events tied to the Sundance Film Festival.


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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo says a new online system should make getting a COVID-19 vaccine less "like The Hunger Games." We learn how it'll work. Harris County Vaccine Portal

Also this hour: Houston City Controller Chris Brown takes your questions about the city’s finances.

Then Jenn White talks about her work hosting the public radio show 1A (which can be heard weekdays at 11 a.m. on News 88.7).

And we preview the drive-in screenings and virtual events as the Sundance Film Festival comes to Houston Jan. 28–Feb. 2.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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