Between Jan. 25 and June 3, hub vaccinators administered 103,296 total doses, including 53,032 first Moderna doses. The hub averaged 1,519 doses administered daily.
The Texas Department of State Health Services dashboard indicates that 48.13% of the county’s 12-and-up population has received at least one dose, and 39.3% are fully vaccinated. Those percentages statewide are 53.43% and 43.21%, respectively.
In Brazos County, 48% of county residents at or over the age of 12 have received at least one vaccine dose, and 39.1% are fully vaccinated.
Texas A&M’s Student Health Services has administered COVID-10 vaccinations to 10,031 people on the A&M campus in the past two months, and volunteers at the Brazos Center hub have given more than 95,000 total shots since late January, local leaders said Friday.
To date, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, Brazos County has vaccinated 83,475 people ages 16+ (42.43%) with at least one dose and 52,916 people (27.4%) are fully vaccinated.
Officials said Friday that only 866 first doses of the Moderna vaccine were administered this past week, down from more than 5,000 first doses per week in late March and early April.
When the hub sees 2,000-plus people come through in a day, he said, the operation requires 120-130 volunteers daily.
More than 3,000 of next week’s 5,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments at the Brazos Center vaccine hub were still available Friday evening, said officials. As demand at the hub slows, the vaccine task force decided Friday that the week of May 10 would be its final week to administer first doses of the two-shot Moderna vaccine.
Two weeks ago, more than 5,000 appointments filled up in several hours; the 6,100 appointments for the current week did not fill up until Monday evening.
The hub will administer 6,100 first doses next week, which is 1,100 more than the normal allotment.
The Brazos Center vaccine hub administered thousands of second doses but just 397 first doses this week — and “only a handful of walk-ins,” according to Jim Stewart, the county’s vaccine task force chief.
With the Brazos Center vaccine hub now open to all Texas adults, area residents filled 5,568 first-dose COVID-19 vaccine appointments for next week in about 4 hours and 40 minutes Friday.
A panel of Texas health experts recommended vaccinating all Texans 16 and older with expectations of a rise in vaccine supplies next week, according to a Tuesday DSHS press release.
All adults in Texas will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced T…
Five thousand of those will be first doses, while 7,000 are second doses, Brazos County Vaccine Task Force Chief Jim Stewart said Friday.
Hub officials plan to administer 5,000 first doses and 2,300 second doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine next week.
On Friday, the hub will begin operating a drive-thru for second-dose recipients.
Additionally, the task force is working toward launching a drive-thru at the vaccine hub as early as Friday for people getting their second doses.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported Tuesday afternoon that 19,768 Brazos County residents have received at least one vaccine dose, and 7,777 residents have been fully vaccinated.
Vaccine Task Force Chief Jim Stewart said hub organizers intend to administer 7,000 first doses of the Moderna vaccine this week; he said 1,100 second-dose appointments that were rescheduled because of the storm are now set for early March. The hub will operate through Thursday evening this week.
According to Brazos County Vaccine Task Force Chief Jim Stewart, the Brazos Center hub will operate four 10-hour days from Monday through Thursday next week and administer about 7,000 doses, assuming the vials arrive as planned.