The site opened March 12 providing about 2,000 doses before ramping up operations, officials said.
With the increase in available appointments, residents who fall under the Texas Department of State Health Services’ priority phases 1A, 1B or 1C are encouraged to register on the county’s centralized waitlist with the possibility to receive a vaccine appointment the week of March 15. To register, click here.
The DSHS priority list is:
- 1A: Front-line health care workers and residents at long-term care facilities
- 1B: People age 65 or older and people age 16 or older with a health condition that increases risk of severe COVID-19 illness
- People who work in preprimary, primary and secondary schools, as well as Head Start and Early Head Start programs and those who work as or for licensed child care providers, including center-based and family care providers
- 1C: People ages 50 to 64 years