25% of Cy-Fair residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of April 26

Vaccination rates continue to rise in Cy-Fair. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
Vaccination rates continue to rise in Cy-Fair. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)

Vaccination rates continue to rise in Cy-Fair. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)

As of April 26, nearly 422,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been distributed to individuals across the 10 ZIP codes within Cy-Fair ISD’s boundaries, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

This region has had 57,538 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. Active cases have generally been trending down since late January, and Cy-Fair had 1,496 active cases as of April 26.

Nearly 170,000 residents, or 25% of the overall population of the area, have been fully vaccinated against the virus. Experts recommend at least 70% of the population needs to be vaccinated for herd immunity to be achieved.


ZIP code 77433 continues to have the highest percentage of its population fully vaccinated with 37.5%, based on 2019 population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. Just south of there in ZIP code 77449, that percentage falls to 20.7%—the lowest percentage in the region as of April 26.


At least 269,500 Cy-Fair residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine. The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines require two doses to be administered three to six weeks apart. The newest vaccine, from Johnson & Johnson, requires one dose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In Harris County, 1.74 million individuals have been partially vaccinated and more than 1.1 million have been fully vaccinated as of April 26, according to DSHS data. Find more county-level information about the vaccine here.
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.



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