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Nearly 42,000 San Marcos residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19
San Marcos is nearing 42,000 residents who’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
As of Monday, 41,806 San Marcos residents living in zip codes 78666 and 78667 are considered fully vaccinated, while 49,259 have received at least one dose.
Meanwhile, 134,007 county residents are considered fully vaccinated — 62.24% of 215,309 eligible residents who are 5 years or older as of Monday. The DSHS stated that 155,866 Hays County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose — 72.86% of eligible residents. Additionally, more than 3,500 county residents received an additional vaccine dose between Dec. 14-20. The DSHS states 36,297 Hays County citizens have received an additional vaccine dose as of Monday.
Additional data shows that 85,452 Hays County residents who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose fall into the 16-49-year-old age range, 31,355 are between 50-64 years old, 22,277 are 65-79 years old, 8,263 are 12-15 years old, 4,897 are 80 years old and older, 4,568 are between ages 5 and 11, and 54 have an unknown age, according the DSHS.
Of the 156,866 Hays County residents who have received at least one vaccine dose, 40.19% are white, 27.71% are Hispanic, 18.69% are listed as other, 9.1% have an unknown race or ethnicity, 2.61% are Black and 1.7% are Asian, according to the DSHS’ racial and ethnic breakdown.
As of Monday, 99.99% of Hays County residents who are 65 years or older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine, while 92.87% in the same age group are fully vaccinated.
The DSHS stated that 19,079,856 Texans have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 16,305,163 have been fully vaccinated. According to the state, 70.75% of eligible Texans have received at least one vaccine dose as of Monday, while an estimated 60.46% of Texans are fully vaccinated. Additionally, 4,127,523 Texans have received a booster vaccination dose.
In Hays County, “no appointment needed” vaccine clinics are available Monday-Friday at Live Oak Community Clinic, 401 Broadway, in San Marcos between 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available at this clinic.
A walk-in Pfizer vaccine clinic takes place at Communicare in Kyle at 2810 Dacy Lane every Monday-Friday between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.
COVID-19 vaccines are widely available in San Marcos at multiple CVS pharmacies, multiple Walgreens pharmacies, both H-E-B pharmacies, MedPark Pharmacy, B&J Pharmacy, San Marcos Family Medicine and Sam’s Club Pharmacy. Visit https://hayscountytx.com/covid-19-information-for-hays-county-residents/ to see other locations across the county. Check with each location to see if an appointment is required or if walk-in is accepted.