Information for COVID-19 Vaccination Providers

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Third Dose Recommended for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised

The CDC now recommends that people whose immune systems are compromised moderately to severely should receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after an initial two-dose mRNA series (Pfizer or Moderna). The Texas Department of State Health Services is recommending that vaccine providers in Texas follow CDC recommendations for vaccinating immunocompromised people.

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Provider Enrollment

To enroll as a COVID‑19 vaccination provider, professionals and facilities must register at EnrollTexasIZ.dshs.texas.gov. To review all provider requirements and for more information, see the Vaccination Provider Enrollment page on the DSHS Immunizations website.

Tips & Tricks for Enrolling for COVID‑19 Vaccine Program (PDF)

Provider Enrollment Info

Vaccine Management Resources

This section contains information, training and resources for COVID‑19 Vaccination Providers and local health entities related to COVID‑19 vaccine ordering, storage, distribution, administration, and reporting.

Vaccine Management

Long-Term Care Facilities

COVID-19 Vaccination-Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program

CDC is partnering with CVS and Walgreens to offer on-site COVID-19 vaccination services for residents of nursing homes and assisted living long term care facilities (LTCF) once vaccination is available and recommended for them. To find out how to participate and for more information, LTCFs should see the COVID-19 Vaccination-Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program (PDF).

COVID‑19 Vaccination Training Programs for Healthcare Professionals

The Public Health Foundation, working with the CDC, has compiled a list of CDC’s current vaccine storage, handling and administration trainings, along with trainings on communicating on communicating with patients about vaccines. It will be updated as additional trainings related to COVID‑19 become available.

Vaccination Training Train.org


Help Promote Vaccinations!

DSHS encourages providers to help promote vaccinations and get vaccinated themselves.
COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Tools


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Last updated August 18, 2021