Latest Information

  • Updated COVID-19 booster:
    • The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District has received both new Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 boosters. Appointments are now available to receive these boosters. Walk-ins are also accepted.
    • The new Moderna booster is recommended for anyone age 18 and older, and the Pfizer booster is recommended for anyone age 12 and older.
    • The updated booster dose is a bivalent formula that both boosts immunity against the original coronavirus strain and also protects against the new Omicron variants that account for most of the current cases.
  • COVID-19 vaccine recommendations:
    • The CDC recommends that everyone age 5 and older stay up-to-date on vaccinations by getting an updated booster dose at least 2 months after their last COVID-19 shot - either since their last booster dose, or since completing their primary series.
    • On June 18, the CDC announced its recommendation that children age 6 months and older should get a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
    • The FDA authorized a 2nd booster dose of either the Pfizer or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for individuals 50 years and older and certain immunocompromised individuals. Learn more.
  • If you test positive with an at-home COVID-19 test, please email those results to WacoEpi@wacotx.gov.
  • The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District is providing at-home COVID-19 vaccines. Schedule a home-based COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

When the COVID-19 Community Level is Low:

People may choose to mask at any time. If you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19, you should wear a mask.

Waco-McLennan County Public Health District
225 W. Waco Drive in Waco
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. *Walk-ins welcome!

Mobile Clinic Schedule

Welcome to the official website designed to keep citizens of Waco & McLennan County updated on all aspects of the progress toward containment of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in our area.