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Coronavirus in Texas

With half of eligible Texans still unvaccinated and supply exceeding demand, Texas shifts COVID-19 vaccination strategies

Locals are also brainstorming incentives, sending out emergency cellphone alerts, running clinics in workplace break rooms and hanging sign-up sheets in churches.

Susan Valadez watches a Texas Department of State Health Services advertisement encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine before she enters a Walmart in Fort Worth on April 30, 2021.
Shoppers load their cars with groceries as a Texas Department of State Health Services advertisement encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine plays in a Walmart parking lot in Fort Worth on April 30, 2021.
Moderna vaccine doses sit in cold storage at a Texas State Department of Health and Safety warehouse in Austin on May 3, 2021.

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