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Where to find the COVID vaccine in Austin

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Austin Public Health provides the COVID vaccine free of charge. You do not need insurance or proof of citizenship to get the vaccine. You can schedule an appointment at austintexas.gov/covid19-vaccines, or by calling 311 or 512/974-2000 and leaving your name and phone number. However, an appointment is not necessary to get the vaccine; see the list below for walk-up clinics.

You can find additional Travis County vaccine events online at traviscountytx.gov/news/2020/1945-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-information#vaccine, including a weekly vaccine distribution at Travis County Expo Center (7311 Decker) every Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm. No appointments required.

Area grocery and drug stores are also distributing the vaccine free of charge. H-E-B pharmacies accept walk-ins for COVID-19 vaccines Monday through Friday from 9am to closing. Weekend walk-in hours vary by store. Go to vaccines.gov to find more businesses that carry COVID-19 vaccines, and their contact information.

The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are currently authorized for those age 18 and up. The Pfizer vaccine is currently authorized for those age 12 and up.

Given the prevalence of the highly transmissible Delta variant and the overwhelming strain on area health providers, Austin Public Health recommends all individuals wear face coverings indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

Austin Public Health Walk-Up Vaccine Clinics

• Southeast Library (5803 Nuckols Crossing)
Tuesday and Friday, 3-8pm
Saturday, 10am-2pm

• Little Walnut Creek Library (835 W. Rundberg)
Tuesday and Friday, 3-8pm
Saturday, 10am-2pm

• Ana Lark Center (1400 Tillery) (Pfizer vaccine)
Tuesday and Friday, 1-7pm
Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 9am-4pm

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