COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Dallas County COVID-19 Vaccine Information
COVID-19 vaccines are readily available from Dallas County, pharmacies, and local healthcare providers.
How to Sign up for a COVID-19 Vaccination
Vaccination Hub List (listed by county - you can get the vaccine at any hub regardless of where you live)
- Baylor University Medical Center - Visit Website - phone 844-279-8222
- City of Garland Health Department - Visit Website - phone 972-205-3900
- Dallas County Health and Human Services, City of Dallas (Fair Park Mega Center), Parkland Hospital, UT Southwest Medical Center - Visit Website - Registration Link -
- FAQ's on Fair Park Mega Center Drive-Thru and Second Doses - FAQ Page English, FAQ Page Spanish
- Register by phone: DCHHS Vaccine Registration Hotline is 855-466-8639. The hotline hours are 7 days a week, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Registration assistance is available in English and Spanish. Additional information on the Mega Center Frequently Asked Questions and Fair Park Frequently Asked Questions page.
Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Availability - interactive map includes vaccine hubs and community vaccine providers with 1st dose availability.
Dallas County has volunteer opportunities for the Mega Center located at Fair Park, 3809 Grand Avenue, Dallas TX. Two time slots are available. Shift 1: 7:30 am - 12:45 pm, Shift 2: 12:15pm - 5:30 pm. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Interested persons may sign-up to volunteer by using this online form.
Texas Department of State Health Services: Press Release, March 29, 2021 - "As Texas opens COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone age 16 and older, the Texas Department of State Health Services is launching the Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler. The scheduler gives people one place to sign up for a COVID-19 shot through multiple public health departments, including the eight DSHS public health regions, which provide public health services in nearly 200 counties and more than a dozen local health entities across the state.
"Texas residents can visit getthevaccine.dshs.texas.gov to create a profile that includes their contact information, demographic details, and preferred time of day and days of the week for an appointment. Within a day, people eligible to be vaccinated will be matched with the next available appointment within their home county and preferred times. If none are available, the scheduler will continue to search for appointments as new clinics are scheduled and contact individuals when they have an appointment." Additional information and full News Release may be found online.
Dallas County Updates
Dallas County Health and Human Services updates their website daily to reflect current cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dallas County. Press Release here. Additional information is available on the Dallas County HHS Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Information website.
Take a moment to review CDC’s “How to Protect Yourself,” a helpful guide to curb the spread of this disease.
While masks are no longer required for persons entering Town facilities, social distancing is encouraged.
Online Avenue - Access Town Services Remotely
We want you to know that we remain available to serve you. The Town offers a variety of opportunities for you to access Town personnel. The landing web page for Online Avenue contains a list of online services as well as helpful contact phone numbers. In an effort to encourage social distancing of six feet, we recommend that you take advantage of those opportunities to work with us remotely.
The information below contains hyperlinks to the respective departments in light of temporary adjustments due to COVID-19 and community mitigation:
Thank you for your patience as we collectively address the current pandemic.
DALLas county public health information
The Amended Order - Stay Home Stay Safe - issued on April 3, 2020, is available for review on the County’s website. In response to central questions associated with the Amended Order, Dallas County released a FAQ: Stay Home Stay Safe fact sheet.
Two, drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations are available in the City of Dallas. The criteria for the use of drive-thru testing and the physical address may be found here.
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES (DSHS)
A dedicated Covid-19 Vaccine Information page is available for you to review, and includes a daily update by county. You may find statewide information on the DSHS website, including a daily update of case counts in Texas. DSHS has developed an interactive, statewide data location for Texas case counts.
Governor Greg Abbott
March 2, 2021, Executive Order: Relating to the opening of Texas in response to the Covid-19 disaster.
Other updates from Governor Greg Abbott may be found on the Town’s website.
centers for disease control and prevention (cdc)
According to the CDC, there are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. As such, the CDC continues to investigate COVID-19, to include the manner in which the virus is spread among humans.Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe symptoms, which may include can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Take a moment to review CDC’s “How to Protect Yourself,” a helpful guide to curb the spread of this disease.