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 […]

Rockwall County long-term care facilities receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine

Rockwall County long-term care facilities receive first round of COVID-19 vaccine

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Rockwall County Judge David Sweet is happy to announce that all 12 long-term care facilities have now received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. All residents, staff and caregivers who wanted to participate had the opportunity to receive the vaccine. From the beginning of the pandemic, a […]

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Rockwall County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 20, 2021 — Governor Greg Abbot announced a change in the state’s strategy to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to Texans. This new strategy now being implemented by the state involves shifting available vaccines to hub locations, focused on larger metro areas including Collin County, Dallas County, Denton County, Tarrant County, […]

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccination hub providers for week of Jan. 11

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccination hub providers for week of Jan. 11

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 – From the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management: Texas hub providers will receive 158,825 doses of vaccine based on the number of people each provider estimated it could serve in a week. An additional 38,300 doses will go to other providers to continue vaccination in communities statewide. In […]

Message from Rockwall County Judge David Sweet on COVID-19 Vaccine

Message from Rockwall County Judge David Sweet on COVID-19 Vaccine

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 5, 2020 – Rockwall County Judge David Sweet shared the following message today regarding the COVID-19 vaccine in Rockwall County: “We do not have any control (we’re trying, we’re pushing) in the approval of providers to administer the vaccine or how many allocations they receive. Rockwall County has been exceedingly aggressive […]

What’s next with the COVID-19 Vaccine in Texas and Rockwall County?

What’s next with the COVID-19 Vaccine in Texas and Rockwall County?

ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 31, 2020 – We know there are many questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, and Blue Ribbon News and Rockwall County wants to help. Here is the most current information from Rockwall County. We will continue to share updates with you as soon as we have them. What we do know is […]

Message from Baylor Scott & White-Lake Pointe regarding COVID-19 vaccine

Message from Baylor Scott & White-Lake Pointe regarding COVID-19 vaccine

ROWLETT, TX – Dec. 15, 2020 – Baylor Scott and White – Lake Pointe shared the following the message today regarding the availability of the COVID 19 vaccine. Dear Community Partners, For months, our best defense against COVID-19 has been mask wearing, hand washing and physical distancing. We are now on the cusp of adding […]

Texas activates federal COVID-19 Vaccination Program for long-term care staff, residents

Texas activates federal COVID-19 Vaccination Program for long-term care staff, residents

AUSTIN, TX – December 11, 2020 – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the State of Texas will participate in the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program, a federal program to vaccinate residents and staff of long-term care facilities against COVID-19. The program is free of charge to facilities and sends staff and Pfizer vaccines from […]