Posts Tagged ‘infection awareness’

Texas to open COVID-19 vaccination to all adults on March 29

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced yesterday that all adults will now be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, March 29. DSHS expects vaccine supplies to increase as soon as next week. The state’s Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel recommended opening vaccination to everyone to protect as many Texans as possible. […]

New COVID-19 vaccine site opening in Richardson

UT Southwestern opened a new COVID-19 vaccine site at the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson on Monday. The vaccines will be provided and administered by UT Southwestern staff on the UT Dallas campus. The Richardson locale is one of four sites operated by UT Southwestern, in addition to Red Bird Mall, Market Hall […]

Collin County reopens COVID-19 vaccine registration

Collin County announced Friday it would reopen its vaccine appointment portal for any person eligible for Phase 1A, Phase 1B and all teachers. The county had previously announced last month it would pause processing new registrations due to an imbalance of available doses and demand for them. The COVID-19 vaccine waitlist had been shut down […]

Vaccine registration events scheduled next week in Lewisville

The City of Lewisville is hosting three COVID-19 vaccine registration events next week. They are scheduled for: • Tuesday, March 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Municipal Annex Community Room, 1197 West Main Street in Lewisville; • Thursday, March 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Thrive in Dogwood Room 3, […]

People 50 and older now eligible to be vaccinated starting March 15

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced yesterday it was expanding COVID-19 vaccination to people 50-64 years of age starting Monday, March 15. More than 93 percent of the Texas fatalities caused by the coronavirus have been in people 50 and older, with those ages 50 to 64 accounting for 20 percent of […]

Ellis County is now accepting COVID-19 vaccine registrations

Ellis County is in the process of accepting registrations for the COVID-19 vaccine. A free online MyBSWHealth account is the easiest way for residents to be notified of available vaccine appointments at Baylor Scott & White Health. For questions, please visit BSWHealth.com/COVIDVaccine or call 1-844-27-8222. You can also find information here.

Two new locations opening for vaccine registration in Dallas

There are two new locations opening for COVID-19 vaccine registration this week in Dallas. The registration sites are targeting people in the Phase 1A and 1B category, which includes healthcare workers and those aged 65 and older with underlying health conditions. The first site opens this Thursday between 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the […]

Vaccine registration set for March 13 in Fort Worth

The Tarrant County Community Engaged Alliance Against COVID-19 is hosting a vaccine registration event on Saturday, March 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CDT at the Eastside YMCA in Fort Worth. North Texan residents can also sign up online with their county or any county convenient to them. The county will then contact you […]

More than 80 attendees turnout for “High-Level Disinfection” event

More than 80 attendees were present for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on Monday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA surveyor, served as keynote speakers. […]

Foundation to host “High-Level Disinfection” event on Aug. 12

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host the educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on August 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA […]