- Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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What’s Next with the COVID‑19 Vaccine in Texas?
Who can get the vaccine now?
As of Monday, March 29, 2021, everyone age 16 and older is now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas.
The state’s Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel recommended opening vaccination to everyone who falls under the current Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorizations. All vaccines are authorized for people age 18 and older. The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for people 16 and older.
How do I get one?
Please check the COVID‑19 Vaccination Hub Providers page to find a hub near you and learn how to register.
Alternately, you can also check the websites of vaccine providers listed on the Texas COVID‑19 Vaccine Availability map to see if they have enough vaccine supply at this time.
- Do not show up at a hospital or clinic looking for a vaccine.
- Instead, please check their website for information about vaccine availability.
- Call only if the website doesn’t answer your questions.
Vaccine hubs aim to provide more vaccines quicker and easier. Texas vaccine supply is limited (but more arrives every week) and it will take time to vaccinate all.
For more information, visit the Texas Health and Human Services website.
Facilities Capable of COVID-19 Testing in Brazoria County-Click Here
***Note: Prior arrangements must be made at each facility in order to be seen***
DO NOT GO TO THESE LOCATIONS WITHOUT CALLING FIRST
Brazoria County COVID Hotline - 979-864-2167
Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm // Saturday 9 am - 2 pm
Residents who have questions concerning COVID-19 can call the Brazoria County COVID-19 Information Line mentioned above.
Brazoria County Health Department is currently investigating the confirmed cases. They will contact anyone who could have been at risk of exposure, and will release information via Brazoria County channels to the wider community if there is a larger impact.
Personal information will NOT be released about any COVID-19 cases as that would be in direct violation of HIPPA.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the City doing to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus?The City continues to work with local, regional, and state partners to monitor and prepare for Coronavirus through the participation in various conference calls and meetings. Our Emergency Management group including the Incident Management Team and City Departments have been planning and preparing staff, facilities, equipment, and more to continue critical services to our community.
What are the City's plans for emergency operations?
City Staff have partially activated key personnel for the Emergency Operations Center in a proactive measure to stay on top of COVID-19 as situations throughout the country, state, county, and local level progress. Any additional information will be made public as events unfold.