TEXAS/Comal County COVID-19 VACCINATION PLAN

Public Health will hold Mass COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at the New Braunfels Civic Center on March 2nd, 3rd and 10th from 8am-2pm.

Please fill out the forms below and present them with your state issued photo ID upon arrival. This clinic is for 2nd doses only (1st doses were administered at the Civic Center on February 4th, 5th and 11th). Second doses are administered 28 days apart, with a four-day grace period (24 days apart) and up to 6 weeks apart. You MUST BE 18 years or older to receive the MODERNA COVID-19 vaccine.

MARCH 3 SECOND DOSE VACCINE CLINIC:
APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED

If you have an appointment scheduled on March 3, please arrive no more than 10 minutes before your appointment time.
**If your appointment is scheduled after 2 pm, you may come in for your second dose between 8 am - 2 pm.
Appointment times will be checked. Please have your paperwork completed and bring your state-issued ID with you.
Help us continue to make this a smoothly run and quick event for everyone. Forms are linked above.

The Comal County COVID-19 Vaccine Standby List is now closed. All registration spots have been filled.

Those who registered for the list will be contacted with appointment information as more vaccine becomes available.  Please respond to appointment email, texts and voice calls as soon as possible.

The Standby List may be open again in the future depending on vaccine supply.  Please check the Comal County website and social media platforms for updates.

 

 

Q. Who can get the vaccine now?

A. People who are eligible under Phase 1A and Phase 1B.

Q. Who is eligible for Phase 1A and Phase 1B?

A. 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 COVID19 (called Phase 1B) are currently eligible to receive the COVID19 vaccine.

Phase 1B recipients include:

  • People 65 years of age and older
  • Comal County receives the Moderna Vaccine. People 18 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)
    • Pregnancy
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

 

Phase 1A: Health Care Workers Definition

First Tier

  • Paid and unpaid workers in hospital settings working directly with patients who are positive or at high risk for COVID-19. Such as but not limited to:
    • Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other support staff (custodial staff, etc.)
    • Additional clinical staff providing supporting laboratory, pharmacy, diagnostic and/or rehabilitation services
    • Others having direct contact with patients or infectious materials
  • Long-term care staff working directly with vulnerable residents. Includes:
    • Direct care providers at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and state supported living centers
    • Physicians, nurses, personal care assistants, custodial, food service staff
  • EMS providers who engage in 9-1-1 emergency services like pre-hospital care and transport
  • Home health care workers, including hospice care, who directly interface with vulnerable and high-risk patients
  • Residents of long-term care facilities
Second Tier

Staff in outpatient care settings who interact with symptomatic patients. Such as but not limited to:

  • Physicians, nurses, and other support staff (custodial staff, etc.)
    • Clinical staff providing diagnostic, laboratory, and/or rehabilitation services
    • Non 9-1-1 transport for routine care
    • Healthcare workers in corrections and detention facilities
  • Direct care staff in freestanding emergency medical care facilities and urgent care clinics
  • Community pharmacy staff who may provide direct services to clients, including vaccination or testing for individuals who may have COVID
  • Public health and emergency response staff directly involved in administration of COVID testing and vaccinations
  • Last responders who provide mortuary or death services to decedents with COVID-19.
    • Includes:
      • Embalmers and funeral home workers who have direct contact with decedents
      • Medical examiners and other medical certifiers who have direct contact with decedents
  • School nurses who provide health care to students and teachers

For More Information go to https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine.aspx

 

Clinic Paperwork:

 

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