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Successful Launch of Williamson County’s Vaccination Hub

Successful Launch of Williamson County’s Vaccination Hub 21 January 2021

Successful Launch of Williamson County’s Vaccination Hub

Family Hospital Systems Vaccinates 2,530 People

Approximately 2,530 people received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine yesterday at two vaccination sites in Williamson County. Williamson County, through its vaccine provider Family Hospital Systems (FHS), received 6,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Wednesday morning. FHS was named a state-approved COVID-19 vaccination hub on Saturday, January 16.  Vaccinations started at noon January 20 at both the Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex and the Sun City Texas ballroom. Both vaccination sites are open to all Texans in the state’s Phase 1b group who are pre-registered through FHS and have an appointment.  

Williamson County’s Wilco Forward Program Extended

Williamson County’s Wilco Forward Program Extended 20 January 2021

Williamson County’s Wilco Forward Program Extended

The Williamson County Commissioners Court approved allocating more of the County’s federal CARES Act funds from the $93 million it received for the Wilco Forward program. The program provides financial assistance due to COVID-19 to various entities in our community, including businesses, cities, emergency service districts, school districts, and residents.

Williamson County Activates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Williamson County Activates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan 19 January 2021

Williamson County Activates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Williamson County is activating its COVID-19 vaccination plan this week as it is scheduled to receive 6,000 doses of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine through its partner Family Hospital Systems (FHS). The County’s vaccination plan targets providing the vaccine to residents who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine under the Texas Department of State Health Services’ Phase 1B. The Commissioners Court approved an agreement with FHS during today’s Commissioners Court meeting to administer the COVID-19 per the County’s plan. Family Hospital Systems will begin vaccinating eligible Texans at the Sun City Ballroom, located at 2 Texas Drive in Georgetown, as soon as they receive the vaccine which is expected Wednesday. Vaccinations will be provided through the weekend while supplies last. An appointment will be required before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. To register, please visit https://familyhospitalssytems.typeform.com/to/NnnrXftS. Residents who need assistance getting registered are urged to call 833-984-3747.   

Williamson County Receives Best Practices Award for its Financial Literacy Program

Williamson County Receives Best Practices Award for its Financial Literacy Program 19 January 2021

Williamson County Receives Best Practices Award for its Financial Literacy Program

Williamson County is pleased to share it is the recipient of the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) 2020 County Best Practices Award for its Financial Literacy Program developed by Williamson County Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Evelyn McLean. Williamson County was one of six Texas counties to be selected to receive this award.  

County Offices Closed on MLK Jr. Day

County Offices Closed on MLK Jr. Day 15 January 2021

County Offices Closed on MLK Jr. Day

Williamson County offices will be closed on Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Day holiday. While County offices are closed, it is highly recommended that residents consider utilizing the online services that are being offered in various departments. To access the latest information from each department, please visit www.wilco.org.

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