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Over 41,500 San Marcos residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19
More than 41,500 San Marcans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Texas Department of Health Services.
As of Monday, 41,587 San Marcos residents are considered fully vaccinated, while 48,938 have received at least one dose.
Meanwhile, 134,707 county residents are considered fully vaccinated — 62.56% of 215,309 eligible residents who are 5 years or older as of Monday. The DSHS stated that 155,746 Hays County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose — 72.34% of eligible residents. Additionally, nearly 3,500 county residents received an additional vaccine dose between Dec. 6-13. The DSHS states 32,707 Hays County citizens have received an additional vaccine dose as of Monday.
Additional data shows that 85,024 Hays County residents who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose fall into the 16-49-year-old age range, 31,148 are between 50-64 years old, 22,177 are 65-79 years old, 8,227 are 12-15 years old, 4,876 are 80 years old and older, 4,241 are between ages 5 and 11, and 53 have an unknown age, according the DSHS.
Of the 155,746 Hays County residents who have received at least one vaccine dose, 40.27% are white, 27.59% are Hispanic, 18.58% are listed as other, 9.26% have an unknown race or ethnicity, 2.61% are Black and 1.68% 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 94.2% in the same age group are fully vaccinated.
The DSHS stated that 18,908,890 Texans have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 16,296,638 have been fully vaccinated. According to the state, 70.12% of eligible Texans have received at least one vaccine dose as of Monday. Additionally, 3,714,883 Texans have received a booster vaccination dose.
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 8-11 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.