Since July 1, 87% of COVID-19 admissions to United Regional have been unvaccinated

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The United Regional Health Care System reported Friday 77 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, with 29 patients in critical care.

Of the 29 patients in critical care, 3 were fully vaccinated with the remaining 26 critical care patients reported as unvaccinated.

United Regional also reported 11 of the 77 total COVID-19 patients hospitalized are fully vaccinated.

Since July 1, 2021, United Regional has had 680 COVID admissions; 593 were unvaccinated. 87% of admissions have been unvaccinated.

As of Monday, March 29, the Texas Department of State Health Services has opened COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults in Texas.

Residents of Wichita County over the age of 12 can register for the waitlist to receive a COVID-19 vaccine online.

Wichita County residents who are eligible to receive the vaccine are encouraged to add their names to the waitlist.

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A list of frequently asked questions can be found below:

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