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Williamson County has taken over the county's COVID-19 vaccine waitlist over other healthcare providers, making a centralized way to sign up for a shot.


The waitlist, which has seen over 100,000 people sign up since its creation, has moved over from Family Hospital Systems, the county's designated vaccine hub, to Wilco.org as of noon Feb. 8. Williamson County residents only need to get on this one waitlist to get in line for the vaccine.

Those who were already on the waitlist through Family Hospital Systems have since been transferred to the Williamson County database.

The waitlist comes alongside the Williamson County hotline, the county's call center which gives information about the COVID-19 vaccine. Residents can call 512-943-1600 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday for help with signing up to the waitlist.

Those who sign up for the waitlist must still fall into 1A and 1B requirements. Anyone 65 years or older or 16-65 with a preexisting condition that puts them at risk of more severe symptoms of COVID-19 may qualify, as well as first responders.

This week, the county should see 8,000 more Moderna vaccine doses shipped to Family Health Services. In three weeks, the county has administered over 22,000 vaccines.

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