COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION

As of 12/30/2020, we are moving in to the next Texas Phase Vaccine Priority. The following two groups can get a COVID-19 vaccine: 

 

• People 65 years of age and older

 

• People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts

them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to:

• Cancer

• Chronic kidney disease

• COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

• Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies

• Solid organ transplantation

• Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)

• Pregnancy

• Sickle cell disease

• Type 2 diabetes mellitus

 

To get a vaccine, use the online map of #COVID19TX vaccine providers to find and call one near you:

 

https://txdshs.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=91ac7fb5e5fd47e7ada4acfe4a05920a

 

There is also a registration portal that had been launched that allows people to be on a queue for the vaccine:

 

https://tcph.quickbase.com/db/bq3q4uet8

 

People who do not meet the two priority categories should not register on the portal at this time. 

 

 

Learn more about who can now receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas: 

 

https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine/EVAP-Phase1B.pdf