Largest COVID-19 vaccine shipment yet — Texas getting 676K doses, Travis County getting 46K next week

Jaclyn Ramkissoon

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Texas is expected to receive its largest COVID-19 vaccine shipment yet from the federal government the week of March 1.

The Texas Department of State Health Services announced 676,280 first doses have been allocated. Those doses will go out to 522 providers in 199 counties in the state. This number includes 84,240 doses for federally-supported vaccine clinics in the Houston and North Texas areas, as well as 52,650 unused doses returned to the state by the long-term care program.

Next week will be the 12th week of vaccine rollout.

DSHS said providers have administered more than 5 million doses. More than 3.3 million Texans have gotten at least one dose, and 1.7 million are fully vaccinated. More than 40% of adults 65 years and older have gotten at least one dose, and nearly 1 in 5 are fully vaccinated, according to the department.

Another 429,600 doses have been ordered to be used as second doses. These will arrive when they are needed to be administered, DSHS explained. Patients should be able to go back to the same provider they got their first dose at.

If the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Texas could get an initial supply of more than 200,000 doses. There is no shipping timeline for this yet, DSHS said.

Allocated doses for Central Texas

Providers in 11 counties in KXAN’s viewing area are supposed to be receiving doses next week.

TRAVIS COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalAustin Public Health12,000–12,000UT Health Austin (Dell Medical School)–9,3609,360Hospital Internist Of Texas Clinic200–200Lake Hills Pharmacy100–100Tarrytown Pharmacy100–100Texas Department Of Public Safety500–500Texas DSHS Laboratory–2,3402,340Auro Pharmacy100–100Communitycare North Central 200–200Communitycare South Austin 200–200Communitycare Rundberg300–300Lone Star Circle Of Care At Collinfield100–100Lone Star Circle Of Care At El Buen Samaritano100–100Lone Star Circle Of Care Ben White100–100Lone Star Circle of Care Northwest Austin100–100People’s Community Clinic – Austin 2100–100Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation – Lakeway200–200Encompass Health Of Austin200–200Seton Medical Center Austin–14,04014,040DSHS Central Pharmacy Warehouse 6,000–6,000

WILLIAMSON COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalFamily Emergency Rooms – Cedar Park6,000–6,000Lone Star Circle Of Care At Cedar Park100–100Lone Star Circle of Care at GISD-Richarte100–100Curative Medical Associates PA –11,70011,700Lone Star Circle of Care TAMU100–100Lone Star Circle Care Taylor Hlth Ctr100–100Seton Circle Of Care Senior Health 100–100Williamson County and Cities Health District Round Rock1600–1600

HAYS COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalKyle Communicare Health Center Department300–300Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital of Kyle LLC200–200B And J Pharmacy – Wimberley  100–100H-E-B Pharmacy 611200–200Live Oak Health Partners Comm Cl–4,6804,680

BASTROP COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalA+ Life Style Medical Group2,000–2,000Lone Star Circle of Care Bastrop Health Clinic100–100Bastrop Family Practice100–100Communitycare- Ob/Gyn Bastrop 100–100DSHS Bastrop200–200Elgin Medicine Shop100–100

BLANCO COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalNorth Blanco County EMS300–300

BURNET COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalBaylor Scott & White Medical Center – Marble Falls–1,1701,170

CALDWELL COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalWalgreens Pharmacy 11131 100–100Lockhart Family Practice Center100–100

FAYETTE COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalH-E-B Pharmacy 416200–200

GILLESPIE COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalHill Country Memorial Hospital1,200–1,200Fredericksburg Fire/EMS 100–100

MILAM COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalLHD Milam County Health Department (RE)200–200

SAN SABA COUNTY

ProviderPfizerModernaTotalBaylor Scott and White Healthcare200–200

Hannah Falcon helped contribute data to this report.


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