March 16, 2021

Any employee 16 years old and older who works at the following types of child care operations is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas.

  • General residential operations
  • Licensed child care centers
  • Before-school or after school programs
  • School-age programs
  • Licensed child-care homes
  • Registered child-care homes
  • Listed family homes
  • Small employer-based day-care facilities
  • Temporary shelter day-care facilities

Eligible child care employees can find a vaccine provider in their area by visiting Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Availability Map.

Visit Where to Get Vaccinated for more information about the vaccine.

Read Secretarial Directive for Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccines and Administration of Certain Educational and Child Care Workers (PDF) for more on the directive.