STATUS UPDATE AS OF SEPTEMBER 24, 2021:
Of the 63 individuals who are hospitalized today, 9 are vaccine breakthrough cases and 1 is reinfection (who is also a vaccine breakthrough case).
*Updated Every Friday*
|Monday, September 20, 2021||3||2-50s, 80s||170||79|
|Tuesday, September 21, 2021||1||80s||60||84|
|Wednesday, September 22, 2021||4||2-60s, 2-70s||126||79|
|Thursday, September 23, 2021||7||50s, 3- 60s, 70s, 2- 80s||72||67|
|Friday, September 24, 2021||4||30s, 40s, 2-60s||87||63|
Health District Hotline: 940-761-7909
Hotline Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM to 5PM
For health-related questions call the Health District Hotline or email email@example.com .
To read the new Clearance Procedures for COVID-19 click here: Clearance Procedures as of August 24, 2021
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To read Wichita Falls/Wichita County Public Health District Non-Household Quarantine Guidelines: Click Here
For more information on how to report results from your at-home tests: Click Here
Vaccine FAQ's in English: CLICK HERE Vaccine FAQ's in Spanish: CLICK HERE
The vaccine is available at no charge, regardless of insurance status, to those who meet the State of Texas criteria. It is important to note, once a vial has been punctured it has to be used within six hours. Please monitor your phone closely and answer all calls if you are on the waitlist. If you do not answer, the Health District will have to go to the next person on the list. They will circle back through the list if and when there is vaccine availability.
If you have previously tested positive for COVID-19, you are eligible for the vaccine, so long as you are no longer infectious and have cleared quarantine. If you have been directly exposed to COVID-19 within the last 14 days, you will not be eligible for the vaccine at this time.
What To Do If You Want A COVID-19 Vaccine
- Speak to your healthcare provider to see if the vaccines are right for you.
- Sign up on the Health District's COVID-19 vaccine waitlist registration form.
- Speak with your physician or medical provider to see if they are administering the vaccine.
- Check with the local Walmarts and CVS Pharmacies, as they are included in the Federal Retail pharmacy list. CDC Retail Program Locations
- Regularly check the DSHS website to see what other locations in Wichita Falls have received vaccines. Some of these locations have started waiting lists.
To read a full FAQ regarding the vaccine, visit https://txwichitafalls3.civicplus.com/2186/COVID-19-Vaccine-Information.
The Department of State Health Services has created a new dashboard that shows the number of people vaccinated and doses distributed. A spreadsheet has also been created that shows COVID-19 vaccine distribution data by County.
|Data Last Updated 9/24/2021 at 4:12 PM *Updated every Friday
*As the pandemic has evolved, local medical facilities have discontinued reporting pending tests, so those numbers are no longer listed.
|Total Number of People Tested||124,196|
|Number of Negative Tests||103,468|
|Total Wichita County Confirmed Positive||20,728|
|0 - 5||0|
|6 - 10||0|
|11 - 19||0|
|20 - 29||3|
|30 - 39||8|
|40 - 49||13|
|50 - 59||27|
|60 - 69||99|
|70 - 79||103|
|People vaccinated with at least one dose||57,874 people|
|People fully vaccinated||50,805 people|