Jan, 13, 2021:
The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) committed to send 6,975 doses of the
Moderna vaccine to Collin County next week. In conversations between Collin County and DSHS yesterday afternoon, Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) staff confirmed that CCHCS and our local city/ISD partners are ready to administer 2,000 vaccines doses per day right now. Additionally, pursuant to a partnership with a private sector partner, CCHCS will be able to increase to 6,000 doses per day (at each location) on Jan. 25. Our local partners have already provided multiple locations. CCHCS has officially requested 10,000 doses immediately; 14,000 doses for the week of Jan.18; and 42,000 doses for the week of Jan. 25 and each week thereafter.
DSHS officials have confirmed the following vaccine shipments to Collin County next week:
- 2,000 doses (Moderna vaccine) to CCHCS
- 2,000 doses (Moderna vaccine) to McKinney Fire Department
- 2,000 doses (Moderna vaccine) to Allen Fire Department
- 975 doses (Pfizer vaccine) to a local hospital, not yet identified
CCHCS staff will immediately begin contacting individuals from the vaccine wait list to schedule appointments for next week. The vaccine waiting list hosted by Collin County is open to all Texans who are eligible according to the DSHS
Phase 1A and Phase 1B definitions
Jan. 12, 2021:
Jan. 8, 2021:
- As of today,
Collin County has received no new vaccine doses from the state for distribution.
- Cities and towns currently partnering with Collin County for vaccine
registration and distribution, include: Allen, Anna, Blue Ridge, Celina, Fairview, Farmersville,
Josephine, Lavon, Lowry
Crossing, Lucas, McKinney, Melissa,
Nevada, New Hope, Parker,
Plano, Princeton, Prosper,
Richardson, Sachse, Saint Paul, Weston, Wylie, and Collin College.
- All county residents are welcome to register with our wait list, and encouraged to check the DSHS website for COVID-19 vaccine distribution points throughout the rest of the county.
Jan. 5, 2021:
- Collin County launched a vaccine wait list today for Collin County residents who meet Texas Department of State Health Services Phase 1A and 1B categories for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The online form will take requests in the order received, let the registrant know where they are in line for the vaccine, then notify them when vaccines become available from the county's health department and schedule appointments.
Dec. 31, 2020:
All available COVID-19 vaccine doses have been allocated for people in categories 1A and 1B. Collin County received only 1,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses earlier this week. However, as more shipments arrive, the county's health department will continue to schedule vaccinations for individuals in groups 1A and 1B.
Please check back to this page for updates and announcements as they become available.
Vaccine Procedures & Information
We want Collin County citizens to be as informed as possible when making decisions about the health and well being for themselves and their loved ones.
- Find in-depth
information about the types of vaccines.
- Learn more about the Texas Department of State Health Services' (DSHS)
allocation and distribution plan for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Definitions for individuals who are categorized into groups 1A and 1B.
- At this time, Collin County Health Care Services is administering only the
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Only individuals who meet the previous 1A and 1B criteria and are at least 18 years old will be able to receive the vaccine as we get it. Additionally, if a pregnant woman wishes to be vaccinated, she will need to bring a note from her doctor to the appointment stating that she may be vaccinated.
For healthcare workers
who are unable to secure a COVID-19 vaccination through Collin County's Health Department, the following options are as available:
- Contact your parent hospital to request to be included in their vaccination plan.
- Register to become a provider of the COVID-19 vaccine for your staff, patients, and/or community. You can find information on the necessary steps to enroll at the DSHS website by clicking here. The minimum quantity of vaccine that can be received as a provider is 100 doses. If you do not have 100 staff members or patients to vaccinate, it is recommended that you find other facilities in similar circumstances and register together.
- Find a pharmacy or clinic that is already registered as a vaccine provider that is able to vaccinate your organization.
If you are a vaccine provider and your are experiencing a vaccine storage emgergency or temperature excursion related to your COVID-19 vaccine supply, please record the details of the incident on a
Vaccine Storage Troubleshooting Record form
. You will need to complete the steps outlined in the Handling a
Temperature Excursion Guide
. If you have additional problems that are not covered by this guide, call Collin County Sheriff's Dispatch at -- 972-547-5100.