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Nearly 103,000 Hays County residents fully vaccinated
Hays County’s vaccination effort continues with nearly 103,000 residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
As of Tuesday, 102,939 Hays County residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, approximately 52.52% of 195,999 eligible residents who are 12 years or older. Additionally, 120,572 county residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose — 61.52% of the eligible population.
The DSHS also reported Tuesday that 93.94% of Hays County residents who are 65 years or older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine, while 83.77% in the same age group are fully vaccinated.
Meanwhile, more than 32,000 San Marcos residents are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of Monday. According to the DSHS, 32,500 San Marcans living in zip codes 78666 and 78667 have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, while 38,033 citizens have received at least one vaccine dose.
The DSHS stated that 13,991,353 Texans have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 12,055,498 have been fully vaccinated.
To make an appointment for a vaccine shot through Hays County, visit https://www.haysinformed.com. From there you can use the new online scheduler to find a time and location that works best for you. The DSHS has also created the Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler to sign up for a vaccine: https://getthevaccine.dshs.texas.gov/s/.
“No appointment needed” vaccine clinics are available Monday-Friday at Live Oak Community Clinic, 401 Broadway, in San Marcos between 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available at this clinic.
Every Thursday and Friday, a Pfizer vaccine clinic takes place at Communicare in Kyle at 2810 Dacy Lane from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.