The new tool will give Texans one place to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine through multiple health departments, including the eight DSHS public health regions—which provides public health services to nearly 200 Texas counties—as well as more than a dozen local health entities statewide. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The same day COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opened up to Texans age 16 and older, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced the launch of a new tool known as the Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler to help expedite the vaccination process. Read more at Community Impact.