Fort Worth, TX Vaccines


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...
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 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.
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.

Biden’s vaccine mandate announced on Thursday still leaves many questions unanswered, this is how Fort Worth companies will respond

Fort Worth, TX – President Joe Biden revealed his latest Covid-19 plan and vaccine mandate for federal workers, healthcare workers and for companies that have more than 100 employees on Thursday, but still, many question remain unanswered. Some of the major companies in Fort Worth already said they are preparing...
Janesville Gazette

Guest Views: Mocking vaccine resisters isn’t helping

You’ve likely seen the headlines about COVID-19 killing radio hosts and activists who opposed vaccines and masks. Several of those headlines were about Caleb Wallace, a Texan who helped organize a “freedom rally” this summer to protest mask-wearing. Some corners of the internet reacted with ridicule to news of his death last month, sparing no thought to Wallace’s grieving wife and daughters.

Register for Flower Mound's Doggie Dive

Man's best friend is invited to make a splash at Flower Mound's Doggie Dive on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 1 to 4:30 p.m.! During the event at the CAC Outdoor Water Park, there will be contests for best trick, fastest canine swimming the length of the pool, and best costume.