COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

For information regarding vaccine information, please visit the Texas Department of State Health Services website for frequently asked questions.

Who is eligible to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine now?

Phase 1A:
Front-line healthcare workers and residents at long-term care facilities

Phase 1B:
People 65+ or people 16+ with a health condition that increases risk of severe COVID‑19 illness, including but not limited to:

  • Cancer
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Down Syndrome
  • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
  • Organ transplantation
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Type 2 diabetes

Phase 1C:
People 50 to 64 years of age

School and Licensed Child Care Personnel:
With the federal directive, the following education and child care personnel are now eligible to be vaccinated in Texas:

  • Those who work in pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools;
  • Head Start and Early Head Start programs (including teachers, staff, and bus drivers); and
  • Those who work as or for licensed child care providers, including center-based and family care providers.

Additional information for educators and school staff is available in the Texas Education Agency (TEA) K-12 COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ.

How do I get access to the Vaccine?
If you are eligible, you have two options to get the vaccine: you can get vaccinated at a large vaccine hub or at a local vaccine provider.
Beginning in January, Texas established large vaccination sites or hubs around the state. The goal of these hubs is to provide more people the vaccine and a simpler way to sign up for an appointment.

Please check the COVID‑19 Vaccination Hub Providers page to find a hub near you and learn how to register. Remember, vaccine supply is still limited in Texas, even though more arrives each week.

  • To register for an appointment at the McLennan County-Waco Health District Vaccine Hub, visit  
  • The vaccine is no cost for those for insured and non-insured