Fort Worth, TX COVID-19 Vaccines


COVID-19 Boosters Now Available in Fort Worth for Eligible Patients

FORT WORTH (WBAP/KLIF) – Third-shot COVID-19 booster vaccines for immunocompromised patients, along with first and second doses for all people 12 years of age and older, are available without charge 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center in south Fort Worth. The drive-thru clinic is administered by...
Dallas News

When must North Texas employees get COVID-19 vaccinations? Deadlines for hospitals, other companies

A slow trickle of North Texas companies announced COVID-19 vaccine mandates over the last few months, and the deadlines for employees to get jabbed are rapidly approaching. Only 8% of companies surveyed by the Dallas Regional Chamber in early August are requiring vaccines for employees to return to office, although that number will likely increase following a federal vaccine mandate for private employers with 100 or more workers announced Sept. 9.

Fort Worth offering vaccines, boosters at drive-thru clinic

Third-shot COVID-19 booster vaccines for immunocompromised patients along with first and second doses for all people 12 years of age and older are available without charge from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center, 5201 C.A. Roberson Blvd. in Fort Worth, city and county officials announced this...

COVID: Vaccine boosters for more people expected soon

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Houston Chronicle

'Almost like not being vaccinated': 2 million Texans have missed their second COVID vaccine

Rayy Ball is one of 1.2 million Texans who have not returned for their second COVID-19 vaccine dose more than 90 days after their first shot. The Tarrant County resident has moved twice in the last few months from one precarious living situation to another and transportation can sometimes be a problem.Back in March, Ball had an appointment scheduled for the Moderna vaccine, but decided to take the Johnson & Johnson one-shot because it meant not returning for a second appointment.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Today it’s COVID-19. 70 years ago, it was a different virus that led to a new vaccine

For many, the one bright spot in 2020 was the development of several vaccines that could bring the Covid-19 pandemic under control. Seventy years ago, the country was in a similar state of alarm, as an unexpected surge in polio cases threatened children and young adults. Polio couldn’t be cured, just treated. At its height, the disease disabled more than 35,000 people per year in the United States.
Dallas News

Some D-FW arts groups aren’t waiting for federal vaccine mandate to kick in

A week after President Biden announced a new federal vaccine mandate covering as many as 100 million Americans, it remained unclear how North Texas’ cultural sector would be affected, leaving the region’s largest museums and ensembles to wait for more guidance, or in some cases, take matters into their own hands.

Tracking COVID-19: Nearly 69% of estimated population in 2 Plano ZIP codes are fully vaccinated

Editor’s note: This is the latest information reported by Collin County, Denton County, Plano ISD and the state of Texas through their public reports and dashboards. More than 66% of the estimated population in three of the six main ZIP codes in Plano have been fully vaccinated, according to totals from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

COVID-19 Bulletin (09/16/21)

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 1,000 new cases and 16 deaths on Wednesday. Nearly 2 million people in Texas are overdue for a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, WFAA reports. Over 11% of people who received their first dose haven’t gotten a second shot in the recommended time frame. Dr. James McDeavitt, the executive vice president and dean of clinical affairs at Baylor College of Medicine, says second-shot hesitancy is concerning as the highly contagious delta variant has sparked a new surge in cases, increase in hospitalizations and deaths.
Weatherford Democrat

KAMBER: As COVID surge returns, honor our healthcare heroes by getting vaccinated

As COVID-19 cases surge once again, our hard-working healthcare colleagues continue to make tremendous sacrifices to help keep our community healthy and safe. After 18 months and counting of battling this virus, I’m asking everyone in our community to join me in expressing our gratitude for the compassion and care provided by our local healthcare heroes.