Collin County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Texas continues to receive doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, and is distributing statewide to hospitals, pharmacies, local health departments, freestanding ERs and other clinics. However, there is currently a very limited supply of the vaccine.

Who’s getting the vaccine now?

We are Here

If you meet the definition of Phase 1A or Phase 1B (established by the Texas Department of State Health Services), you are eligible now to receive the vaccine. Click the links below to read the DSHS definitions. Please remember there is currently a very limited supply of the vaccine.

Where can I get the vaccine?

Visit the Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Locations map to see providers near you who have received the vaccine. There is currently a very limited supply of the vaccine, so call ahead to see if your provider has vaccine supply available for you.

Does Collin County Health Care Services have the 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.
By the end of today (December 31), the health department will have administered approximately 525 doses, and it is likely that Collin County Health Care Services will be out of the vaccine early next week based on the current waiting list.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Collin County Health Care Services was limiting vaccine distribution to two groups:
1. Individuals who meet the DSHS Phase 1A definition; AND are employed by Collin County Health Care Services or a small city in Collin County that did not receive any vaccines; OR serve in the Collin County Medical Reserve Corps or a volunteer fire department in Collin County.
2. Individuals who meet the DSHS Phase 1B definition; AND are employed by Collin County, the North Texas Municipal Water District, or a small city in Collin County that did not receive any vaccines, OR serve in a volunteer fire department in Collin County; AND have been designated as critical to ongoing operations by their respective organizations.
As of this morning (December 31), Collin County Health Care Services began offering the vaccine to any person in Collin County that meets the DSHS definition for Phase 1A or Phase 1B. Appointments are being scheduled in the order of inquiry, including those individuals who called or left a message on the vaccine appointment line
(214-491-4804)
. At this time, there are over 700 persons on the vaccine waitlist.
Collin County Health Care Services has not been provided a timetable for future doses, but will resume vaccine administration as soon as additional doses are received.
Visit the Collin County website for additional updates as they become available. You can reach the Collin County Health Care Services vaccine appointment line at
(214) 491-4804
.