Three of the six main ZIP codes in Plano have more than 61% of the estimated population fully vaccinated, according to totals from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
The 75024 ZIP code has the highest percentage of fully vaccinated residents reported with nearly 64%, while the 75074 ZIP code has the lowest percentage. A little under 47% of the estimated population in the 75074 ZIP code is fully vaccinated.
More than 61% of Collin County residents age 12 and older have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of July 19, according to the DSHS COVID-19 vaccination dashboard. In Denton County, that number sits at just over 55%.
The dashboard shows a combined estimate of more than 942,000 people in the two counties are reported as being fully vaccinated. DSHS estimates show there are close to 1.5 million residents age 16 and older in Collin and Denton counties, although vaccine appointments are not limited to county residents.
Nearly 26 million doses have been administered across Texas since manufacturers began shipping vials to the state in December, according to the DSHS dashboard. Since March 29, all Texas adults are eligible to receive a vaccine for COVID-19. On May 10, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to those ages 12-15. COVID-19 vaccinations had previously been available only to those age 16 and older.
Collin County announced in August 2020 that it would no longer report city-specific information. Plano stopped providing city-specific COVID-19 information on July 1. As of July 19, there have been 212 total cases reported in Denton County’s portion of Plano, according to the Denton County dashboard.
In Collin County, there have been 76,703 confirmed cases and 855 deaths, though only 698 are listed as active as of July 19 on the DSHS dashboard. In Denton County, 78,102 were confirmed to have had the virus as of July 19, and 628 were confirmed dead. The Denton County dashboard listed 1,902 cases as active on July 19.
As of July 18, 5.23% of the hospital beds in Trauma Service Area E, which consists of 19 counties in North Texas including Collin and Denton counties, were occupied by confirmed COVID-19 patients, according to the DSHS dashboard. That marks the first time since March 16 that the trauma service area has been over 5%. It is also a more than 165% increase from the 1.97% of hospital beds occupied by confirmed COVID-19 patients on June 19.
Collin County Health Care Services allows people to register for an appointment here. Denton County Public Health has an interest portal for vaccines on its webpage and allows individuals to schedule appointments.