State Cuts Vaccine Allotment to Zero at Dallas, Tarrant County-Run Hubs
After winter weather forced the major COVID-19 vaccine hubs to shut down last week, Dallas and Tarrant counties faced another setback as the state announced it would cut their allotment of doses to zero this week for Dallas County Health and Human Services and Tarrant County Public Health.
Other hubs in the counties, like Parkland Hospital in Dallas and Texas Health in Fort Worth, will still get large quantities of the vaccine.
“We’ve got people who’ve been waiting on the list since January to get a vaccine,
so we need them to not mess with North Texas vaccine,” Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said.
The move by the state comes after partnerships with FEMA were announced in both counties.
This week FEMA will start to operate vaccine hubs at Dallas’ Fair Park and…