Collin County: Pfizer booster shots ‘readily available’ through pharmacies, clinics

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster shots are easily accessible throughout Collin County, according to the county’s health department. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster shots are easily accessible throughout Collin County, according to the county’s health department. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster shots are easily accessible throughout Collin County, according to the county’s health department. (Lauren Canterberry/Community Impact Newspaper)

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster shots are accessible throughout Collin County, according to the county’s health department.

Collin County Health Care Services spokesperson Darrell Willis II said that only Pfizer shots are approved as a booster shot, and recommended those interested in the booster vaccine seek them through pharmacies, primary care physicians, clinics and more. Like initial vaccines, the booster shot is free.

The available supply of COVID-19 vaccines is very high, according to Willis. He said eligible individuals can get them from many different vaccine providers. According to the CDC, people eligible for a booster shot include those age 65 and older, and those 18 and older who have underlying medical conditions or live or work in high-risk settings.

"Booster shots are readily available throughout Collin County," Willis said. “At this time, individuals do not need to sign up on any sort of waiting list to receive the Pfizer booster."

In Denton County, the public health department is offering people who have received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine elsewhere a booster vaccine from the county.


On Sept. 29, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council reported 325 patients with COVID-19 in Collin County. A total of eight intensive care unit beds in the county were reported that day.

Visit here for more information on COVID-19 booster shots from Collin County.
By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.


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