Fort Bend leads Texas in vaccination efforts according to state data, county says

According to the county, Fort Bend is the No. 1 per capita fully-vaccinated county jurisdiction in the state with 51.54% of residents recorded. (Courtesy UH College of Nursing)
According to the county, Fort Bend is the No. 1 per capita fully-vaccinated county jurisdiction in the state with 51.54% of residents recorded. (Courtesy UH College of Nursing)

According to the county, Fort Bend is the No. 1 per capita fully-vaccinated county jurisdiction in the state with 51.54% of residents recorded. (Courtesy UH College of Nursing)

Fort Bend County says it leads the way in vaccination efforts for the state of Texas based on information from a data dashboard on the Texas Department of State Health Services website.

According to the county, Fort Bend is the No. 1 per capita fully-vaccinated county jurisdiction in the state with 51.54% of residents reported.


Cameron County follows Fort Bend at 50.97% while Hidalgo County is at 50.81%, El Paso County sits at 50.09%, and Collin County is at 49.81%.


As of data pulled on May 14, 40.25% of the state's population age 16 and older are fully vaccinated. The state's number is slightly higher at 51.72% for the percentage of the population age 16 and older vaccinated with at least one dose.

If you live in Fort Bend County and wish to be vaccinated, visit the Fort Bend Health and Human Services website to sign up, or walk up and get a shot at the following locations:

  • FBC Fairgrounds, 4310 TX-36 S, Rosenberg

  • HCC Missouri City, 1600 Texas Pkwy, Missouri City

  • Katy Mills Mall, 5000 Katy Mills Circle, Entrance 3A, Katy






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