"We are closing in on 10 million doses administered in Texas, and we want to keep up the momentum as the vaccine supply increases," said Imelda Garcia, a DSHS associate commissioner, in the release.
The DSHS has directed vaccine distributors to continue to prioritize those over the age of 80, even if they're at the back of the line.
The department is also forming a new website that will allow citizens to register for the vaccine through public health providers and will also notify them when new clinics and/or appointments become available.
The CDC has a robust website with all the latest information on the vaccines and can answer any questions you may have. Click here for more information.
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"We have committed to donating excess doses," Anand responded, before adding that Justin Trudeau and Health Minister Patty Hajdu had spoken on the issue previously.
She said Canada's leading officials are "on the same page in terms of the need to donate excess doses that Canadians aren't using," adding that the feds are "thinking of all of the options relating to any excess doses."