County-by-county breakdown on COVID-19 vaccine distributions

As more rounds of COVID-19 vaccine doses make their way to the Houston area, local county leaders and health officials are working to implement the best plans possible for distribution.

Here's a vaccine distribution breakdown.

City of Houston/Harris County

Updated: April 19, 2021

The Houston Health Department is offering about 9,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for the week of April 19.

Appointments are for first doses of the Moderna vaccine, approved for people 18 and older. The vaccination is free and does not require proof of residency.

Approximately 1,000 appointment slots will be available Monday at Bayou City Event Center on 9401 Knight Rd. If you're unable to snag an appointment at this location, don't worry. About 1,800 other appointment slots will be available Monday for sign up to get vaccinated Friday or Saturday at Rodeo Reed Parking Lot at 2098 Reed Road.

The department's four health centers will have about 900 appointments open for Monday through Wednesday. Another 3,000 appointments will be available at Delmar Stadium on 2020 Mangum Rd for Friday and Saturday.

The department will also host a targeted community vaccination clinic Wednesday through Friday at Mission Milby Community Development Corporation at 2220 Broadway St. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or until the site reaches its daily capacity of approximately 165 doses.

Two additional targeted community vaccination clinics offering 1,800 doses will be announced later in the week.

To register for an appointment, visit the Houston Health Department website or call 832-393-4220 for registration assistance.

Houstonians can secure appointments for the Pfizer vaccine at NRG Park by visiting the Harris County website or by calling 832-927-8787.

Those who arrive without confirmed appointments will be turned away.

Harris County launched a COVID-19 vaccine waitlist, which anyone 16 and older can add their name.

People will be selected for a vaccine slot based on a prioritized and randomized process.

For those without computer access, you can call 832-927-8787 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday to Saturday. Help is available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Montgomery County

Updated: March 1, 2021

The Montgomery County Public Health District, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, can confirm mass vaccinations continue in our county by appointment. All adult residents are now eligible for a vaccine. Lone Star Family Health Center, individual hospitals, physicians' offices, and pharmacies have vaccines available to eligible populations. The county health department says you can sign up for the vaccine waitlist by calling 936-523-3916.

The county said the hotline operates Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You can sign up now by visiting the Montgomery County's website. Additional information and resources can be found at

Brazoria County

Updated: April 15, 2021

Appointments are available at all four county health clinics. You can call for appointments:
Alvin Clinic -281-585-3024
Angleton Clinic - 979-864-1484
Lake Jackson Clinic - 979-265-4446
Pearland Clinic - 281-485-5344

(To Receive Notifications on Your Cell Phone When Vaccines are Available Download the FREE ReadyBrazoria App)

Fort Bend County

Updated: April 15, 2021
Memorial Hermann is holding a Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Drive-Thru Clinic from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thursday, April 15 and Friday, April 16 at the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. You can register on Memorial Hermann's vaccine website.
Vaccinations administered by the county health department can be set up at

Residents can call Fort Bend County's vaccine hotline at 832-471-1363 for further questions and assistance.

Galveston County

Updated: April 15, 2021

The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston County Health District, and Galveston County joined together to create one COVID-19 vaccine waitlist, which anyone can sign up for.

For those who may not have internet access or a working email address, a phone bank can assist them with the waitlist registration process. They will be asked to provide an email and cell phone number for a relative or close friend to ensure they receive scheduling notifications. The phone bank can be reached at 877-389-2318 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Signing up on the waitlist does not mean you are scheduled for a vaccine appointment. What it means is that you will be contacted when it is your turn based on age and medical conditions.

Vaccines are being administered at the Galveston County Health District in Texas City.

Waller County

Updated: April 15, 2021

To start the registration process, visit the Waller County website.


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