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About 24.3 percent in Texas County are completely vaccinated for COVID-19, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported Saturday.
The state’s rate is 43.7 percent.
Through Aug. 20 in Texas County, 7,483 residents have initiated vaccinations, and 6,171 have completed the two-dose process. In the last seven days, doses have been administered to 445 people. Doses are available at Walgreens in downtown Houston, Texas County Memorial Hospital clinics in the county, Missouri Ozarks Community Health in Houston and Cabool, Houston Walmart Supercenter and Texas County Health Department in Houston.
Here are the completed vaccination rates for counties in south-central Missouri, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services: Texas, 24.3 percent; Phelps, 34.2; Dent, 22.5; Shannon, 22; Howell, 23.4; Douglas, 18.5; Wright, 27; Laclede, 28.6; and Pulaski, 14.6
Here is the percentage of residents who have initiated the process: Texas, 29.5 percent; Phelps, 39.6; Dent, 26.9; Shannon, 27.5; Howell, 30.8; Douglas, 22.9; Wright, 33.7; Laclede, 34.1; and Pulaski, 18.4.
These locations in Texas County have access to COVID-19 vaccine.
Texas County Memorial Hospital will be administering the third dose of the COVID vaccine to those who qualify at its clinics and Licking and Mountain Grove.
As most Texas County schools get ready to launch next week, COVID-19 cases are rising locally.