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COVID-19 vaccine open to all Texans

Vaccine

Effective Monday, March 29th all Texas residents 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. To register for the vaccine visit the Dallas County Health and Human Services registration portal or call (469) 749-9900 for registration assistance (available in English and Spanish, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday). Once you have registered, the state is encouraging those who are able to help residents who do not have the means or information (computer, internet or smartphone) to register. You can register anywhere in Texas and are not restricted to where you live.

COVID Vaccine

The City of Irving and City of Grand Prairie‘s vaccination hub is located at the Theatre at Grand Prairie. The Theatre at Grand Prairie is located next to Lone Star Park at 1001 Performance Place, Grand Prairie, TX 75050. The system tries to give people appointments at the hub that is closest to them, but it is not guaranteed you will be assigned a location close to you.  You will not need to show proof of residency to receive the vaccine. You will receive information on the second dose of the vaccine when you receive your first dose.

FAQs

How do I get my second dose?

You will be given information about your second dose after you receive your first dose.

What companies are manufacturing the vaccine?

Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson are manufacturing vaccines. Pfizer and Moderna require two shots 21-28 days apart and Johnson and Johnson is one shot.

Can I choose which vaccine I want?

Once there are multiple vaccines available, you will be able to choose your vaccines, but currently you cannot choose.

Can my child get the vaccine?

At this time, only those 16 and older may get the vaccine.

How much does it cost?

It is free. Operation Warp Speed, a federal program, is paying all the costs associated with vaccinations.

Is it mandatory?

COVID-19 vaccinations are voluntary.

For more info visit the DCHHS FAQ webpage, Texas Health and Human Services webpage and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage.