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Coronavirus in Texas

Amarillo was vaccinating people at double the state’s pace. Then the effort hit a wall.

Local health officials are trying to boost vaccinations in this Panhandle city and its surrounding counties, which rank near the bottom of the state’s population centers in the percentage of residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Pharmacist Cody Frausto gives Alfredo Pacheco his does of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at Amigos Pharmacy in Amarillo on June 28, 2021.

Vaccine FAQs

  • Who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective?

  • Should I still get the vaccine if I've had COVID-19?

  • Where can I get the COVID-19 vaccine in Texas?

  • Who can get a COVID-19 booster shot?

A strong start 

Sharper drop than the state average 

‘We’re going to keep working at it’

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