I’m pleased to announce the appointment of several Collin County citizens to serve on various volunteer boards and commissions. The Commissioners Court received applications from scores of tremendously talented and experienced applicants, and I’m grateful to each person who demonstrated a willingness to serve our community. The following appointments are effective immediately.
The Collin County Vaccine Wait List is now complete, as Collin County and its vaccine partners are expected to vaccinate or schedule vaccination appointments for the last remaining individuals on the wait list (with registration numbers up to #275056) by the end of this week.
For the week of March 1, Texas’ Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has announced that Collin County’s vaccine providers will receive 33,100 vaccine doses (an increase of 15,000 from February 22). This increase in vaccine doses is welcome news and it helps eliminate the vaccine deficit that Collin County was experiencing earlier in the month.
I hereby rescind and cancel the Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency for Collin County.
The Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a resolution requesting the Governor and the Legislature…
Neither ERCOT nor Oncor have any plan to discontinue power service to the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Wylie Water Treatment Plant Complex.
This afternoon, your local officials joined me on a call with representatives from the National Weather Service, the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), and Oncor Electric Delivery to discuss the continuing threat from winter weather and mass power outages in Collin County.
CCHCS and its partners are currently contacting individuals with wait list numbers up to #29565 to schedule vaccine appointments. As of this morning, there were more than 241,000 individuals on the Wait List.
Thousands more doses of COVID-19 vaccine are headed to Collin County in the coming days, and two more local vaccine hubs are set to begin operations soon.
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has announced the following vaccine allocations for Collin County for week seven (the week of January 25).