Williamson County’s COVID-19 vaccination plan is focused on providing vaccines for the State’s priority of Phase 1b: those 65 and older and those 16 and older with at least one chronic medical condition.
Family Hospital Systems began vaccinating eligible Texans at two locations on January 20, 2021, at the Sun City Ballroom, located at 2 Texas Drive in Georgetown, and Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex, 10211 Parmer Lane. An appointment is required before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
To pre-register with FHS, go to https://familyhospitalsystems.com/services/covid-19/.
Williamson County encourages all residents to use any option to obtain your first dose of vaccine from any approved entity offering it. You must be able to return to the same site to receive your second dose.
More than 5,500 Vaccinated at Williamson County’s Vaccination Hub in two days.
FHS has been vaccinating people who pre-registered at both the Sun City Ballroom and at the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex.
· 2,530 COVID-19 vaccines were administered Wednesday
· 3,090 COVID-19 vaccines were administered Thursday
A total of 6,000 COVID-19 vaccines were provided to FHS on Wednesday, January 20, and an additional 8,000 vaccines were received Friday.
Residents eligible to receive the vaccine under the Texas Department of State Health Services Phase 1B can sign-up to be on the Family Hospital Systems waitlist at: https://familyhospitalsystems.com/services/covid-19/.
Questions should be directed to Family Hospital Systems.
Vaccine supply is still limited in Texas, even though more arrives each week.
Williamson County asks:
· Do not show up at a hospital or clinic looking for vaccine.
· Instead please check their website for information about vaccine availability.
· Call only if the website doesn’t answer your questions.
Who can get the vaccine now?
Front-line healthcare workers and residents at long-term care facilities (called Phase 1A) plus people over 65 or with a chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 (called Phase 1B) are currently eligible to receive the COVID 19 vaccine.
Phase 1B recipients include:
· People 65 years of age and older
· People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to:
- Chronic kidney disease
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
- Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies
- Solid organ transplantation
- Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)
- Sickle cell disease
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus