Where Can I Get a COVID-19 VACCINE?
Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccine Information and Updates
Texas Department of State Health Services Vaccine Locations
Wylie Fire Rescue is administering COVID-19 vaccines supplied by the Texas Department of State Health Services as part of its responsibility outlined in the Wylie Emergency Management Plan. Because of its specialized equipment and trained personnel, Wylie Fire-Rescue met qualifications to receive, store, and distribute COVID-19 vaccines.
Collin County also has a "Waitlist" please click the image below to sign up through them as well or follow this link.
TDSHS COVID-19 Vaccination Hub Providers
If you are outside of Collin County and still wish to find a location please visit the link below to find a site near you.
Who qualifies to get a vaccine?
Wylie Fire Rescue is following Texas guidelines to distribute vaccines to priority groups first. Initial vaccines will be provided to those listed in the state’s Phase 1A definitions, including:
- Front-line hospital workers
- Long-term care staff, including custodial and food service staff
- Emergency response personnel
- Home health workers
- Residents of long-term care facilities
Texas Phase 1B Vaccine Priorities
- 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
State guidance and ongoing availability of vaccines will determine whether Wylie Fire Rescue will offer vaccinations to additional groups.
How do I make a vaccine appointment through Wylie Fire Rescue?
Initial vaccine appointments are being coordinated with local healthcare professionals, emergency response personnel and other Wylie healthcare providers who meet Phase 1A definitions. No public appointments are being scheduled at this time.
Before making an appointment, make sure you are included in the current priority group(s) specified in the notification. You may be asked to bring identifying documents, such as a work badge or other employment verification, upon confirmation of your appointment.
What is involved in getting a COVID-19 vaccine through Wylie Fire Rescue?
COVID-19 vaccine appointments will be offered through Wylie Fire Rescue based on the quantities of vaccines available. Once your appointment is scheduled, you will receive details about where to go and what to bring. On the day of your appointment, please:
Wear a face covering and clothing that provides easy access to your upper arm, such as a short sleeve or sleeveless shirt.
Arrive right at your appointment time. Parking may be limited.
Expect your appointment to take 20-30 minutes, including a 15-minute monitoring period immediately after the vaccine is given.
What information is available about COVID-19 vaccines?
Find information for COVID-19 vaccination administration and patient education for each specific vaccine on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.Allocation Guiding Principles & Phase 1A Definition (PDF)
Phase 1B Definition (PDF)
Week 1 Vaccine Allocation (PDF)
Week 2 Vaccine Allocation (PDF)
Week 3 Vaccine Allocation (PDF)
Week 4 Vaccine Allocation (PDF)
Week 5 Vaccine Allocation (PDF)
Week 6 Vaccine Allocation (PDF)
V-Safe Information Sheet (PDF)
CDC Vaccine Information
FDA Vaccine Information
TDSHS Vaccine Information
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