About the Vaccines
Information gathered in large-scale clinical trials and thoroughly reviewed by scientists at the FDA shows that the COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. You can view the FDA’s fact sheets for recipients and caregivers: Pfizer | Moderna
COVID-19 Cases and Vaccination Data
Texas Health and Human Services has resources on its website, including an interactive map of county-by-county COVID-19 cases and vaccination data. Use the links below to access that data.
- Click here to see an interactive map of COVID-19 cases in Texas.
- Click here to see an interactive map of vaccination data in Texas.
Current Rules and Regulations
The City of Boerne continues to follow Gov. Greg Abbott's statewide mandates regarding COVID-19. Everyone is asked to be mindful of each individual business's operations regarding capacity and face masks.
Where to Get a Vaccine
Review the information below to learn how you can get a COVID-19 vaccine in Boerne.
Local Vaccine Options
Anyone wishing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine can contact their primary care physician, preferred pharmacy, Boerne H-E-B Plus!, Walmart, Walgreens, or My Urgent Care Boerne on River Road to schedule appointments for a first, second, or a booster shot.
Texas businesses or civic organizations can call 844-90-TEXAS (844-908-3927) and select Option 3 to schedule a visit from a state mobile vaccine team to vaccinate employees, visitors, or members. To qualify for a visit, a business or civic organization must have 10 or more employees, visitors, or members who voluntarily choose to be vaccinated. Homebound Texans are also encouraged to call the hotline and select Option 1 to request a state mobile vaccination team to visit their home.
Meanwhile, all Americans can now text their ZIP code to GETVAX (438829) in English or VACUNA (822862) in Spanish to immediately receive addresses of nearby available vaccination centers.
Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine
Texas is scheduled to begin receiving 1.3 million doses of the Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine beginning in early November 2021. The pediatric vaccine has been given emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration for use in children ages 5-11.
The Texas Department of State Health Services recommends making an appointment or checking with the provider before going to get vaccinated.
Lost COVID-19 Vaccination Card
If you need proof of immunization, the best place to start is by contacting the clinic, doctor, or healthcare provider that administered the vaccination. If your provider has the record on file, this will be the fastest way of obtaining your records. The City of Boerne/Kendall County vaccination records are being submitted to the state.
To request a copy of your COVID-19 immunization records for a person over 18 years of age, complete an ImmTrac2 Adult Consent Form (F11-13366) and an Authorization to Release ImmTrac2 History Form (F11-11406). You can either submit the completed forms to Texas Health and Human Services by fax at (512) 776-7790 or send them by mail to the address below:
Texas Department of State Health Services ImmTrac Group
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
For further assistance, call the state's Immunization Unit at (800) 252-9152.
Scan Your Vaccination Card With Your Phone
An easy way to keep track of your vaccination card is to scan it with your mobile phone. Follow the steps below to learn how to do it.
- Open the Notes app.
- Create a new note and title it something like "Covid-19 Vaccine" so it's easy to find.
- Under your header, click the camera icon. A menu should pop up, select "scan documents."
- Position your camera over the front of your vaccination card until it focuses and scans the image, then click the button in the center of the bottom of the screen to capture an image.
- Your iPhone should recognize the scanned document as your vaccination card. The note should save automatically.
- You can then choose to lock it with a passcode. Any time you tap on the note, it will ask you to type a passcode to view.
- Open Google Drive.
- Tap the "add" symbol, then the "scan" symbol (it's the camera icon).
- Position your camera over your vaccination card until it focuses and scans the image.
- Save your document by tapping done (the check mark icon).
Even before Kendall County recorded its first COVID-19 case in mid-March 2020, local leaders discussed how to best respond to an ever-changing situation. Since then, we have rallied around our community to keep small businesses afloat, limit the spread of the virus, and come together to see Boerne through a global pandemic.