Texas Health bringing more vaccine clinics to Erath County in October. Here’s what you need to know.



By SARA VANDEN BERGE


Texas Health Resources is bringing several vaccine clinics to Erath County in October.


The clinics will administer the first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine (no boosters or additional doses).


Minors ages 12 through 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Appointments can be scheduled by calling 1-855-318-7696, but walk-ins are also welcome.



LINGLEVILLE


Friday, Oct. 1 Lingleville ISD (Jr. High School) – 2-6 p.m.


Friday, Oct. 22 Lingleville ISD (Jr. High School) – 2-6 p.m.



STEPHENVILLE


Monday, Oct. 11 Tarleton State University – Stephenville - 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.


Wednesday, Oct. 20 Stephenville ISD Bond Auditorium – 3-6 p.m.



Meanwhile, Covid Act Now reports that 60% of all Texans have received at least one dose of the Covid vaccine, compared to 64% of the entire U.S. population.


The website also reports that Erath County is under a “very high” risk of contracting Covid, with 36.4% receiving the vaccine.