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Posted on: December 30, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine information from DCPH

Vaccine

Are you looking for a first, second or third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine closer to work, school, or home? Denton County Public Health suggests checking out the handy vaccine finder at vaccines.gov/search to search by zip code and manufacturer.

As of March 2021, three COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for different age groups. Vaccine is shipped directly to enrolled COVID-19 vaccine providers as allocated by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Texas DSHS has determined that all Texans will be eligible to receive a vaccine.

For information regarding vaccines available from Denton County Public Health (DCPH), including who is eligible to receive a vaccine, when, and where, visit the:

Call the DCPH vaccine hotline at 940-349-2585 for more information or to confirm your registration status.

Per DCPH, the CDC recently updated guidance on COVID-19 booster dose eligibility, as follows:

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Transportation

The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) has expanded the State Mobile Vaccine Program to include groups of five or more Texans who voluntarily choose to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Texans can call 844-90-TEXAS and select Option 3 to schedule a mobile vaccine clinic to vaccinate groups of friends, families, employees, volunteers, and more.

Residents with vaccine appointments through DCPH who may need help with transportation to the clinics may request free rides through a partnership between Denton County, the Denton County Transportation Authority, and Span Inc. More information is available on the Denton County website.

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Additional resources

Denton County Public Health is the City of The Colony’s official public health authority. DCPH is responsible for identifying and monitoring all cases of COVID-19 in Denton County. 

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