CDC Approval Has Texas Set To Receive Estimated 1.3 Million Doses Of Pfizer Pediatric COVID VaccineThe Texas Department of State Health Services has asked the CDC to ship Pfizer’s pediatric COVID-19 vaccine to more than 900 state providers in 155 counties.
Texas Rolls Out Plan To Vaccinate 5 To 11-Year-Olds Against COVID-19Texas is getting ready to receive more than 1.3 million doses of Pfizer’s pediatric COVID-19 vaccine in the coming week.
Texas Department Of State Health Services To Lay Out Plan For Giving Kids COVID VaccinePfizer said its children's vaccine is ⅓ of what adults receive and is 90% effective in 5-11 year olds.
Texas Department Of State Health Services To Deploy Additional Medical Personnel, Equipment To Assist Hospitals With COVID-19 ResponseGovernor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services is deploying an additional 2,500 medical staff to support health care facilities in Texas, including hospitals and nursing homes.
Texas Requests 5 Mortuary Trailers From FEMA In Case Needed To Store Bodies Of COVID-19 VictimsThe trailers will be staged centrally in San Antonio in case any local jurisdictions around the state need them.
State Rushes More Medical Workers To North Texas Hospitals Strained By Latest COVID-19 Surge
10,000 People In Texas Hospitals With COVID-19 For First Time In 6 MonthsThere were 10,041 Texas hospital patients with COVID-19 as of Monday, August 9, the most recent state tally available from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Hesitant Texans Starting To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19The rising trend holds in North Texas, with the biggest jumps in the more rural Texas counties like Parker, Johnson, Rockwall, and Ellis.
Texas' Latest COVID-19 Wave Climbing Steeper Than Past Waves, State Health Leaders SayThe increasing rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Texas are showing steeper jumps than past surges, state health officials said Wednesday.
State Health Department Urges Texans To 'Get FULLY Vaccinated ASAP'"Get FULLY vaccinated ASAP." That's the message the Texas Department of State Health Services has for residents amid a continuing surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
'They Are Playing Russian Roulette': Doctors Say Nearly Every North Texan Hospitalized With COVID-19 Is UnvaccinatedParkland Hospital's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joseph Chang says everyone who has been admitted to the hospital with Covid-19 is unvaccinated.