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Coronavirus in Texas

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas are lower than they have been in months, but experts say there’s still reason to be wary

A surge in COVID-19 cases from the West is impacting El Paso.

Nurses, family and one furry therapy dog named Dexter comfort Miranda Morales, 10, as she receives her first dose of the Pfizer pediatric COVID-19 vaccine at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston on Nov. 3, 2021.

Surge in the West

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?

Reason for optimism 

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