March 26th, 2021
In collaboration with HHSC, DSHS and Texas Special Olympics, Tarrytown will be conducting additional vaccine clinics for persons with IDD, their families and paid caregivers. See details below or go to: https://tcdd.texas.gov/resources/covid-19-information/individuals-and-families/
Please note that persons MUST sign-up by 11:59 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2021. Please feel free to share.
Message from Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities
From: Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2021 4:36 PM
Subject: Texans with IDD Can Register for Single-Day COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
To view the message, see below or go to: https://tcdd.texas.gov/resources/covid-19-information/individuals-and-families/
In this message:
* Vaccine Clinic Information
* Accessibility Considerations for Clinic Organizers
* COVID-19 Stories Survey
Register for Single-Day COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Beginning in mid-April, Tarrytown Pharmacy will provide COVID-19 vaccines via single-day traveling clinics in 15 Texas cities. These clinics will reserve COVID-19 vaccines for Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their caregivers. If you have a developmental disability or you are a primary caregiver for a person with IDD and want a COVID-19 vaccine, find a traveling clinic near you and make an appointment today<https://texas.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8b5285076006132daf1b612c2&id=d16d89225b&e=d224e0fe88>.
Appointments are required in order to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and must be scheduled by 11:59 p.m. CT this Monday, March 29.
Schedule Your Appointment<https://texas.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8b5285076006132daf1b612c2&id=3f1fce248f&e=d224e0fe88>
Clinics will take place at centralized locations and will require light to moderate travel. Specific times, dates, and locations for the clinics will be provided by Special Olympics Texas<https://texas.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8b5285076006132daf1b612c2&id=d8acde0e1f&e=d224e0fe88>.
Who is eligible to get a COVID vaccine?
All IDD patients, their caregivers, and family members are eligible for vaccines.
Where will clinics be located?
Clinics will travel to Abilene, Austin, College Station, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Harlingen, Houston, Laredo, Lubbock, San Angelo, San Antonio, Temple, and Tyler.
How can you sign up for a vaccine?
You MUST sign this electronic sign-up form<https://texas.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8b5285076006132daf1b612c2&id=dd79f31c0d&e=d224e0fe88> to receive a vaccine. The form takes about one minute to complete. Make sure to select your desired location in the drop-down menu. All submissions must be completed by 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, March 29.
How can you volunteer at a clinic?
To ensure the success of these clinics, your help is greatly appreciated. Volunteers help clinics run safely and smoothly. You can sign up online to volunteer<https://texas.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8b5285076006132daf1b612c2&id=a93785a287&e=d224e0fe88>, and Tarrytown Pharmacy will be in contact with you.
Clinics are run by Tarrytown Pharmacy in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, and Special Olympics Texas. If you have questions or need additional assistance, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Vaccine Clinics
Beginning March 29, all Texans ages 16 and older will be eligible to get COVID-19 vaccines, regardless of job or health status. This means that if you can’t make it to one of the single-day clinics, you may be able to get a vaccine at other locations in your community.