Comal County COVID-19 vaccine standby list to reopen March 8

A resident of EdenHill Communities receives the last dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
A resident of EdenHill Communities receives the last dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

A resident of EdenHill Communities receives the last dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

After being temporarily closed to new registrations, the Comal County COVID-19 vaccine waitlist will reopen for residents on March 8.

The list had previously been closed as available vaccines were offered to residents currently signed up for an appointment, according to the county.

Since mid-December, the Comal County Department of Public Health has been allotted 13,700 first doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines and has conducted several mass vaccination clinics at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center.

In the latest vaccine allocation released on March 7 by the Texas Department of State Health Services, 25 health care providers in the county are set to receive a combined 5,100 first doses this week. Of the allocation, 2,500 doses are set to be delivered to the county public health department.

Residents who meet the criteria outlined in Phase 1A and 1B of the state’s vaccine distribution plan can register online at 10 a.m. or call 830-221-1150 for assistance.
By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development, breaking news and community interest stories. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.


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