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Posted on: January 8, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Highlights

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Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine? 

NEW! Beginning Wednesday, April 7, individuals over the age of 16 can receive a COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment between 11 AM - 4 PM, Monday - Saturday at Parkland Health & Hospital System's drive-through location at Ellis Davis Field House, 919 S. Polk Street, Dallas, TX, 75232. Minors MUST be accompanied by an adult. This location is also continuing to provide a COVID-19 vaccination to those with appointments.

More info: https://www.parklandhospital.com/covid-19-vaccines | En español: https://www.parklandhospital.com/espanol/vacunas-covid-19-en-parkland.aspx

DO I HAVE TO REGISTER FOR THE VACCINE?

At this time, most locations require an appointment.

Where do I register for the vaccine?

  1. Go to the DCHHS COVID-19 Vaccine page: https://www.dallascounty.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination.php
  2. Click on the REGISTER FOR THE COVID VACCINE link.
  3. Fill out the registration form.
  4. Register by Phone:

    1. 1-855-IMMUNE9 (855-466-8639)
    2. The hours are 7am - 7pm, 7 days a week.
    3. There will be call takers available to register people in English and Spanish.
  5. Registrarse por teléfono:

    1. 1-855-IMMUNE9 (855-466-8639) 
    2. Horario: 7am - 7pm, los 7 días de la semana. 
    3. Servicio disponible en inglés y en español.

Other options: Sign up through the Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler: https://getthevaccine.dshs.texas.gov/s/ or contact your local pharmacy or healthcare provider.

I don't have a computer. Is there a paper form? 

Public computers are available at the library.

HOW DO I FIND ADDITIONAL PROVIDERS?

Check the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Vaccine Information page at dshs.texas.gov/covidvaccine.

I don't drive. How can I get to a vaccination location?

STAR Transit is providing free rides for persons with confirmed appointments to get the COVID-19 vaccination shots. Rides are available Monday - Friday, 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Reservations should be made at least one service day in advance and are based on vehicle availability. 

To schedule a free ride, call STAR Transit at least one business day but not more than two weeks in advance of the desired trip.  Scheduling Agents are available during normal business hours Monday - Friday (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) at 877-631-5278. Se Habla Español.

Where do I go for other questions about COVID-19 vaccines?

From Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS):

English: COVID-19 Vaccine:https://www.dallascounty.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination.php
En Español: Vacuna contra el COVID-19: https://www.dallascounty.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination-sp.php

What if I am not a Dallas County resident?

From the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS): 

English: COVID-19 Vaccine Information: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine.aspx
En Español: Información sobre la vacuna contra el COVID-19: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine-sp.aspx

Looking for a vaccination hub near you? From DSHS:

English: COVID-19 Vaccination Hub Providers: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine-hubs.aspx
En Español: Centros de vacunación contra el COVID-19: https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine-hubs-sp.aspx


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