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COVID-19 Information

CDC now recommends that certain people are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot

For individuals who received a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series:

  • 65 years and older
  • Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
  • Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
  • Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings

For individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, booster shots are recommended for those age 18+ who were vaccinated two or more months ago.
CDC’s recommendations now allow for mix and match dosing for booster shots. Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. 

Vaccine clinics are held at the CL Simon Recreation Center on Friday mornings. Appointments can be made online at tinyurl.com/vacnac or by calling 936-305-8488. Additional vaccine providers and availability can be found at vaccines.gov.

Nacogdoches County COVID-19 Vaccine Statistics / Estadésticas de la Vacuna para la COVID-19 Nacogdoches

Updated / Actualizado en:  Sept. 28, 2021

  • Estimated population (12 and older) / Población estimada (12 años o más): 54,401
  • Percent of population fully vaccinated / Porcentaje de población totalmenta vacunado: 43.92%
  • Residents vaccinated / Residents vacunados:
    • At least 1 dose / Al menos con una dosis: 29,361
    • Fully vaccinated / Con dosis completas: 23,891

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

  • COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line: (833) 986-1919
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
  • NAMI HelpLine: (800) 950-NAMI (6264) – answered Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. EST or info@nami.org
  • CDC “Coping with Stress
  • Burke’s Mental Health Crisis Hotline: (800) 392-8343

Community Health Needs Assessment (2020)

In addition to our local assessment efforts, Better Together commissioned this Community Health Needs Assessment from the F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to assist us, our partners, our team members, and local stakeholders in better understanding our health related challenges. As a token of our commitment to collaboration and transparency, we are openly sharing the needs assessment.  We believe that it will be beneficial to everyone who is committed to improving the quality of life in Nacogdoches County.  We hope that you will find the report both informative and useful.