Vaccination hubs open in Plano, McKinney Fire Dept. and more DFW-area news

Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Scott Palmer administers a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a Roanoke police officer. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the top stories from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Plano

Two new COVID-19 vaccination hubs opening in Plano

Two new distribution centers are making COVID-19 vaccines more available to Plano residents.

Flower Mound



Story to watch in 2021: Flower Mound to discuss plans for expansive Furst Ranch

This year, Flower Mound is set to move forward with a complex approval process for a project that would remake part of the town's western edge into a densely populated, mixed-use development with space for tens of thousands of residents.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Blue Mound Road construction project proposed in north Fort Worth

The Texas Department of Transportation is currently designing future improvements to FM 156, or Blue Mound Road, in north Fort Worth.

McKinney

McKinney ISD opts in for asynchronous learning days in spring 2021

Following the announcement of a new Texas Education Agency waiver that allows certain districts to schedule periodic asynchronous school days, McKinney ISD’s school board voted to opt in at a Jan. 19 meeting.

McKinney Fire Department gets green light to open COVID-19 vaccination hub, receives 2,800 doses

The McKinney Fire Department has been designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services to become a COVID-19 vaccination hub. On the morning of Jan. 19 the city received 800 second-dose vaccines and 2,000 first-dose vaccines, officials said.

Liesbeth Powers, Ian Pribanic, Daniel Houston, Francesca D’Annunzio and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.