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).
Four COVID-19 vaccine hubs approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) are currently providing vaccinations in Collin County. All four vaccine hubs are available by appointment only.
According to Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) Chief Nim Kidd, Collin County has the worst ratio of vaccine doses received vs. county population of all 254 Texas counties.
This morning, DSHS committed to send 6,975 doses of the Moderna vaccine to Collin County next week.
In a joint letter sent today to Commissioner Hellerstedt of Texas’ Department of State Health Services (DSHS), the Collin County Commissioners Court and the Collin County legislative delegation appealed to the state to provide additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Collin County as soon as possible.
I’m pleased to announce the appointment of several Collin County citizens to serve on various volunteer boards and commissions.
Collin County is pleased to announce the expansion of the county’s new cooperative partnership with local cities to assist in COVID-19 vaccine registration and distribution. Included in the partnership are Allen, Anna, Blue Ridge, Celina, Fairview, Farmersville, Frisco, Josephine, Lavon, Lowry Crossing, Lucas, McKinney, Melissa, Murphy, Nevada, New Hope, Parker, Plano, Princeton, Prosper, Richardson, Sachse, Saint Paul, Weston, and Wylie. Collin College has also joined the partnership with Collin County.
Collin County is launching a new cooperative partnership with several local cities to assist in COVID-19 vaccine registration and distribution. The first cities to join the partnership are Allen, Anna, Celina, Lavon, Lowry Crossing, Lucas, McKinney, Melissa, New Hope, Princeton, Prosper, and Wylie. Other cities are expected to join soon.
Collin County launched a vaccine wait list today for Collin County residents who meet the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Phase 1A and 1B definitions for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Collin County Health Care Services received 1,000 doses of the vaccine and the supplies that accompany the vaccine on December 28. The health department staff began administering the vaccine at 8AM on December 29.