CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) 

COVID-19

STATUS UPDATE: Wichita County has 15,091 confirmed cases and 82 active cases as of May 14, 2021.

Health District Hotline: 940-761-7909

Hotline Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM to 5PM

For health-related questions call the Health District Hotline or email covidquestions@wichitafallstx.gov .

To read the new Clearance Procedures for COVID-19 click here: Clearance Procedures as of February 24, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist Registration: CLICK HERE

Vaccine FAQ's in English: CLICK HERE Vaccine FAQ's in Spanish: CLICK HERE

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Vaccine Information

The vaccine is available at no charge, regardless of insurance status, to those who meet the State of Texas criteria. It is important to note, once a vial has been punctured it has to be used within six hours. Please monitor your phone closely and answer all calls if you are on the waitlist. If you do not answer, the Health District will have to go to the next person on the list. They will circle back through the list if and when there is vaccine availability. 

If you have previously tested positive for COVID-19, you are eligible for the vaccine, so long as you are no longer infectious and have cleared quarantine. If you have been directly exposed to COVID-19 within the last 14 days, you will not be eligible for the vaccine at this time.

What To Do If You Want A COVID-19 Vaccine 

  1. Sign up on the Health District's COVID-19 vaccine waitlist registration form. 
  2. Speak with your physician or medical provider to see if they are administering the vaccine. 
  3. Check with the local Walmarts and CVS Pharmacies, as they are included in the Federal Retail pharmacy list.  CDC Retail Program Locations
  4. Regularly check the DSHS website to see what other locations in Wichita Falls have received vaccines. Some of these locations have started waiting lists. 
    1. Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Locations

To read a full FAQ regarding the vaccine, visit: https://txwichitafalls3.civicplus.com/2186/COVID-19-Vaccine-Information.     

The Department of State Health Services has created a new dashboard that shows the number of people vaccinated and doses distributed. A spreadsheet has also been created that shows COVID-19 vaccine distribution data by County. 

Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard 

Texas COVID-19 Distribution by County

COVID-19 Testing - Wichita County Residents   

Data Last Updated 5/14/2021 at 3:05PM *Updated every Friday
*Total Tested, Negative and Pending includes State testing numbers from nursing home/long term care facilities*
 
Total Number of People Tested   98,729
Number of Negative Tests            83,634
Number of Pending Tests             4
Total Wichita County Confirmed Positive 15,091

COVID-19 Wichita County Deaths by Age

Ages Total Deaths
0 - 5 0
6 - 10 0
11 - 19 0
20 - 29 1
30 - 39 4
40 - 49 6
50 - 59 12
60 - 69 75
70 - 79 93
80+ 138
Total 329

COVID-19 Wichita County Vaccines Given (as of 5/13/21)

People vaccinated with at least one dose 41,416 people
People fully vaccinated 35,362 people

COVID-19 Statistics

Wichita County Positive and Negative Rates by Week 

March 27, 2020, through September 25, 2021: Click Here

October 2, 2020, through May 14, 2021: Click Here

Wichita County Positivity Rates

2020 Rates: Click Here

2021 Rates: Click Here

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Active Cases by Day 043021

City Breakdown 05.14.21

Cases by Age 043021 (1)
Cases by Type 043021
Cases by Race 043021
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