Nearly 44,000 San Marcos residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
As of DSHS’ most recent zip-code specific report released on Monday, 43,970 San Marcos residents living in zip codes 78666 and 78667 are considered fully vaccinated, while 52,316 have received at least one dose.
Meanwhile, 142,802 Hays County residents are considered fully vaccinated — 66.32% of 215,309 eligible residents who are 5 years or older as of Monday. The DSHS stated that 166,945 Hays County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose — 77.54% of eligible residents. Additionally, the DSHS stated that 56,471 Hays County citizens have received an additional vaccine dose as of Monday.
Additional data shows that 90,086 Hays County residents who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose fall into the 16-49-year-old age range, 32,639 are between 50-64 years old, 22,780 are 65-79 years old, 8,854 are 12-15 years old, 4,999 are 80 years old and older, 7,528 are between ages 5 and 11, and 59 have an unknown age, according to DSHS.
Of the 166,945 Hays County residents who have received at least one vaccine dose, 39.4% are white, 28.87% are Hispanic, 19.14% are listed as other, 8.27% have an unknown race or ethnicity, 2.6% are Black and 1.71% are Asian, according to DSHS’ racial and ethnic breakdown.
As of Monday, 99.99% of Hays County residents who are 65 years or older have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine, while 94.48% in the same age group are fully vaccinated.
The DSHS stated that 20,627,386 Texans have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, and 17,416,448 have been fully vaccinated. According to the state, 76.49% of eligible Texans have received at least one vaccine dose as of Monday, while an estimated 64.58% of Texans are fully vaccinated. Additionally, 6,497,264 Texans have received a booster vaccination dose.
In Hays County, “no appointment needed” vaccine clinics are available. Vaccines are offered at Christus Trinity Clinic (formerly Live Oak), 401 Broadway from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson doses available. A walk-in Pfizer vaccine clinic takes place at Communicare in Kyle at 2810 Dacy Lane every Monday-Friday between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.
COVID-19 vaccines are widely available in San Marcos at multiple CVS pharmacies, multiple Walgreens pharmacies, both H-E-B pharmacies, B&J Pharmacy, San Marcos Family Medicine and Sam’s Club Pharmacy. Visit https://www.vaccines.gov to see other locations across the county. Check with each location to see if an appointment is required or if walk-in is accepted.