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May 13, 2021 10:42 AM

Pfizer Vaccine Opportunity for Mesquite ISD Students and Families

Mesquite ISD is partnering with the City of Mesquite to distribute 1,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to any interested Mesquite ISD students and their family members ages 12 and up. Vaccine distribution will take place at the K. David Belt Professional Development Center on Saturday, May 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointment is required. A parent/guardian must be present for any student receiving the vaccine. MISD is pleased to offer this opportunity to our families following the City of Mesquite’s generous donation of its current vaccine supply.

The Pfizer vaccine requires a second dose for maximum effectiveness. Those receiving a vaccine on Saturday will be contacted with details when it is time for their second dose.

The K. David Belt Professional Development Center is located at 3819 Town Crossing Blvd. Please enter through the door that faces Outback Steakhouse. Vaccinations will be administered in the Vision Room. Please wear a mask when in the building. Adults should bring a photo ID.

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April 21, 2021 2:34 PM

No appointment needed at Parkland’s Dallas College-Eastfield Campus vaccine site
Specific hours designated at drive-through location

DALLAS – Beginning Thursday, April 22, individuals over the age of 16 can receive a COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday – Saturday at Parkland Health & Hospital System’s drive-through location at Dallas College-Eastfield Campus, 3737 Motley Dr., Mesquite, 75150. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Dallas College-Eastfield Campus is open to those with an appointment from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday – Saturday. The location is closed on Sundays.

Individuals can also go to Parkland’s Ellis Davis Field House vaccine site to receive their COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday – Saturday.

To sign up to receive a vaccine at one of Parkland’s COVID-19 vaccination sites, please visit
April 14, 2021 4:00 PM

Dallas County Health and Human Services Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduler

DALLAS – Dallas County residents can now schedule a same-day or next-day appointment for their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the Fair Park Community Vaccination Center through the Dallas County website. Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has transitioned from the registration waitlist to a vaccination scheduler now that vaccine supply has increased and the waitlist has been depleted. Additionally, residents who are 55 and older may receive a COVID-19 vaccination at Fair Park without an appointment or pre-registering on the website by going to Gate 10 or Gate 2 with a photo ID during operating hours.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said, “There is plenty of vaccine. What’s stopping you from getting yours this week?”

Dallas County residents can to go to register and make an appointment for their vaccine. Individuals may also call 1-888-IMMUNE9 (855-466-8639) for an appointment. If individuals have previously registered on the DCHHS waitlist but have not yet been contacted, it is possible information was incorrectly captured and they should re-register for a same-day or next-day appointment. Dallas County is currently administering both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines at Fair Park but on separate days. For the vaccine calendar and daily operating hours, please visit

“We recognize that there are people who are not able to pre-register for a vaccine appointment and are in need of other ways to get access to the vaccine. This system is intended to make the pathway to getting vaccinated easier for Dallas County residents. We urge everyone in Dallas County to get their COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible,” added Dr. Philip Huang, Director of Dallas County Health and Human Services.