Monday, March 1, 2021

Additional First Dose Appointments Will Be Released This Evening

For immediate release: March 1, 2021
Contact: HSEMPIO@AustinTexas.Gov, 512-974-0699

Additional First Dose Appointments Will Be Released This Evening

Vaccine operations have caught up from winter weather delays quicker than expected

Austin, Texas – Austin Public Health (APH) will be releasing 4,000 additional first dose appointments today, March 1 in the evening.

While APH typically releases first dose appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays, our staff have done an exceptional job of catching up on the vaccine appointment backlog that followed the winter weather delays. This has allowed APH to have an excess of first dose appointments available for tomorrow, March 2, causing the need to release appointments outside of the Tuesday/Thursday schedule.

Those who have pre-registered through APH and are Phase 1A or 1B eligible, can log-in to this evening. Once appointments open, they will be added to a queue to schedule an appointment. Please note that being in the queue does not guarantee an appointment.

Please do not schedule a first dose appointment to get a second dose. APH is manually scheduling second doses and providing a date, time, and location by phone or email. If you are awaiting a second dose from APH, you can log-in to your account at and click "View Appointments and Test Results" to ensure your first dose is marked as "Completed." If you do not see it marked as "Completed," please complete this form.

If you received your first dose through APH and it has been 42 or more days since your first dose and you have not received a second dose appointment, you may walk-up to our vaccine sites and present your vaccine card to receive your second dose.

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