The Potter’s Home Requires Appointments For COVID Vaccine
DALLAS — The Metropolis’s COVID-19 vaccinations will resume Wednesday at The Potter’s Home, Mayor Eric Johnson introduced Tuesday.
The Metropolis will administer 5,000 first doses and three,000 second doses of the Moderna vaccine this week on the southern Dallas church. The Metropolis’s contracted vendor, American Medical Response (AMR), operates the positioning.
As well as, Mayor Johnson’s partnership with Uber and Venture Unity will proceed this week. Venture Unity, in partnership with UT-Southwestern, is internet hosting an all-day vaccination occasion on Saturday at Purple Chicken Mall and can make promo codes without spending a dime Uber rides accessible to those that want them.
The Metropolis additionally continues to help operations of the vaccination hub at Metropolis-owned Honest Park, which distributes Dallas County’s vaccine allotment. The Honest Park hub has begun permitting individuals in sure age teams to obtain the vaccine with out appointments. Dallas County, which is the Metropolis’s contracted public well being authority, has been offering the details about availability on Twitter by means of its @DCHHS account.
Register With Dallas County
The Potter’s Home stays open by appointment solely. Solely people who find themselves registered on Dallas County’s wait listing might be invited to make an appointment at The Potter’s Home. Persons are requested to not present up on the Metropolis’s vaccination hub until they’ve a direct invitation to take action. To register for the Dallas County wait listing, go to DallasCountyCovid.org. Or you may name 1–855-IMMUNE9 (855–466–8639) between 7 a.m. and seven p.m., seven days every week.
Mayor Johnson is encouraging all residents to register with Dallas County and with different well being suppliers. The State of Texas has made all residents age 16 and older eligible to obtain the vaccine. The state has additionally launched a vaccine registration web site: getthevaccine.dshs.texas.gov.
As of Tuesday morning, about 35% of Dallas County residents had acquired not less than one dose of the vaccine. Almost 20% of the county’s residents had been absolutely vaccinated. Extra data is out there on the Metropolis’s COVID-19 information dashboard.
Proceed To Masks Up
“To finish this pandemic, we should proceed to masks up and to vaccinate as many individuals as doable in each neighborhood in our metropolis,” Mayor Johnson stated. “The Metropolis of Dallas isn’t a public well being supplier, however we’ll proceed to do our half on this superb mass vaccination effort, and we stand able to do much more.
“I encourage our residents to get a vaccine as quickly as they will. Anybody who’s on the fence ought to know that the COVID-19 vaccines have confirmed to be protected and efficient, and they’ll assist us transfer ahead from this terrible virus that has claimed too many lives and livelihoods.”
For extra data on COVID-19 and the Metropolis’s response and restoration efforts, go to DallasCityHall.com/coronavirus.