From the Department of State Health Services:
Texas continues to receive doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, and is distributing statewide to hospitals, pharmacies, local health departments, freestanding emergency rooms and other clinics.
Who’s getting the vaccine now?
If you are a front-line healthcare worker or resident of a long-term care facility, you are eligible now to receive the vaccine, since Dec. 14. This group is considered Phase 1A.
If you are in Phase 1B, you are also eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, depending on availability and the vaccine provider. Vaccine supply remains limited, but more vaccine will be delivered to providers each week. Phase 1B recipients include:
- 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
If you are in Phase 1A or 1B, please visit the Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Locations map to see if and where you might be able to get a vaccine today. Remember, your ability to get a vaccine today or this week will depend on vaccine availability at your provider’s office, clinic, or facility. Please call ahead to your provider.
Face coverings for individuals age 10 and older are required by City ordinance in public places in Round Rock when adequate social distancing is not possible. The ordinance also requires businesses to display a notice of the requirement.
TEXAS GOV. ABBOTT’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATED TO COVID-19
Williamson County received notice Jan. 10 our region has reached a high hospitalization rate and some businesses must reduce capacity to 50 percent to comply with Gov. Abbott’s Executive Order GA-32.
Gov. Abbott has issued multiple Executive Orders related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Below are resources available through the Governor’s office:
Governor’s Strike Force to Open Texas — business resources, minimum health protocol checklists and more
News Archive — news releases from the Governor’s office
Legislative Reference Library of Texas — a comprehensive list of Executive Orders from the Governor’s office
City of Round Rock news releases, blog posts on COVID-19
- Tuesday, Oct. 13 — Williamson County bars can open on Oct. 14
- Monday, July 27 — City cancels 2020 Chalk Walk and Arts Festival
- Monday, June 29 — City Council approves emergency ordinance requiring face coverings
Arts and Culture
Parks and Recreation
Planning and Development Services
Visitors Center, Round Rock Sports Center and Round Rock Multipurpose Complex