Annual water system maintenance planned March 1 – 29

Annual water system maintenance planned March 1 – 29

Temporary Change in Water Disinfectant Critical for Safe Drinking Water Year Round February 24, 2021 – The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) will temporarily change the disinfectant in its water treatment process from March 1 through March 29, 2021. The annual, routine change is necessary to maintain the regional system and year-round water quality. […]

UPDATE from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management for those awaiting second COVID-19 vaccine

UPDATE from Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management for those awaiting second COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – February 22, 2021 – From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: If you are awaiting a 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine: Because of the winter weather last week, COVID-19 vaccine was not shipped by the CDC. The state has informed healthcare providers to expect last week’s vaccine shipment to […]

Walmart, Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to administer COVID vaccines through new federal retail pharmacy program

Walmart, Sam’s Club pharmacies in Texas to administer COVID vaccines through new federal retail pharmacy program

Walmart is a preferred retail pharmacy partner in 22 states, including Texas   DALLAS, TEXAS, Feb. 9, 2021 – Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines in Texas through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb 12, 2021. Eligible customers can schedule a vaccine appointment via the Walmart and Sam’s Club […]

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: ‘I Volunteered And So Should You!’

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Rockwall resident Bill Watts for sharing this Letter to the Editor about volunteering to help at COVID-19 vaccination clinics.  ROCKWALL, TX – February 8, 2021 – I’m Bill Watts and I volunteered to help at a vaccination center in Rockwall, TX. I support Helping Hands Rockwall, a local charity, and read […]

STAR Transit offers free rides to all vaccination locations

STAR Transit offers free rides to all vaccination locations

TERRELL, TX – Feb. 1, 2021 – STAR Transit is providing free rides for persons with confirmed appointments to get the COVID 19 vaccine shots.  The curb-to-curb service extends outside of the agency’s service area. Rides are available Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  For this purpose, STAR Transit is temporarily adding Saturday […]

Volunteers sought to assist with COVID-19 mass vaccination operations in Rockwall County

Volunteers sought to assist with COVID-19 mass vaccination operations in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 29, 2021 – In anticipation of receiving large amounts of the vaccine as early as next week, Rockwall County Emergency Management, in coordination with Helping Hands, continues to look for volunteers to assist with Covid-19 mass vaccination operations. At this time, we are looking to determine volunteers’ availability. This is not […]

COVID VACCINE UPDATE: Vaccination roll-out continues in Rockwall County

COVID VACCINE UPDATE: Vaccination roll-out continues in Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 27, 2021 – In partnership, Rockwall County and Rockwall County Helping Hands distributed one hundred and ten (110) doses of COVID-19 vaccine last week to Liberty Heights and Reese Manor senior living facilities. First doses were given to residents and staff who opted to receive the vaccine. As of January 27, […]

Rockwall County: Answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine

Rockwall County: Answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL, TX – January 21, 2021 – Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management provided these answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine in Rockwall County.

Health Center of Rockwall County Helping Hands receives COVID-19 vaccine, registration underway

Health Center of Rockwall County Helping Hands receives COVID-19 vaccine, registration underway

: : Please visit https://www.blockitnow.com/rockwallwaitlist to be added to the wait list. UPDATE: All appointment slots have been filled. To be put on the waitlist to receive a vaccine, visit this link>> http://helpinghands.bookappt.link/covid19. ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 21, 2021 – In coordination with the Rockwall County Emergency Management Office and Rockwall County, The Health Center […]

Free, virtual Diabetes series offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Rockwall County

Free, virtual Diabetes series offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Rockwall County

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 19, 2021 – To get the facts you need about Diabetes, join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service- Rockwall County for virtual “Do Well Be Well with Diabetes,” an online, educational program series for people with Type 2 Diabetes and caregivers. Classes are FREE and participants will receive a free American Diabetes […]

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