Below, please find key information on COVID-19 as well as some measures that can be taken to decrease and prevent the spread of this virus based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) guidance.
Four COVID-19 vaccine hubs approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) are currently providing vaccinations in Collin County. These hubs include the City of Allen, City of Plano (operated by private company Curative) and Baylor Scott & White Health. Vaccine hubs are available by appointment only.
Note: As of April 30, 2021, the City of McKinney will no longer operate a vaccination hub.
For more information, please contact your healthcare provider or visit the links below for more information.
- Vaccine immunization phases and distribution | DSHS COVID-19 Vaccine information page
- News Releases and subscribe to receive vaccine phase and distribution updates | DSHS News Releases page
|Where to get Vaccinated|
The DSHS Vaccine Website has links to find Large Vaccination Hubs, a Vaccine Availability Map and a List of All Providers. Please check this map frequently, contact each provider to be added to their waitlists and ensure they have vaccines available.
The map has several filters that can be applied, including a “1st dose available view” that shows any facility type that has doses available including all of the doctor's offices and pharmacies.
Other ways to locate vaccines:
- McKinney-specific cases | McKinney COVID-19 Tracking Dashboard*
- State of Texas and County cases | DSHS Dashboard
- United States cases | Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- International cases | Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering
*The McKinney Dashboard draws its information from the DSHS website.
Please note that hotline staff CANNOT schedule vaccinations.
- City of McKinney
- Hours: M - F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Hotline: 972-547-9000
- Email: COVID19@mckinneytexas.org
- DSHS Call Center
- Hours: M - F. 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Phone: 877-570-9779 or 211
- Email: email@example.com
|Office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott|
|Online City Services|
Make Payments, Request Service and Submit Applications
In an effort to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, the City of McKinney encourages its customers to use our online resources to continue to conduct business with the city.
- Alarm permit - Sign up or renew your alarm system.
- Ambulance bill - Pay your ambulance bill.
- Citizen Self Service - Submit permit applications and development plans, make payments, and view inspections.
- Municipal Court - Pay citations, court fees and fines.
- Water billing - Pay your water bill and service requests to stop or start service.
FEMA Funeral Cost Assistance
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Texas Animal Health Commission
The Partnership’s Disaster Hotline provides information, referrals, guidance, technical assistance and resources to people with disabilities, their families, allies, organizations assisting disaster impacted individuals with disabilities and others seeking assistance with immediate and urgent disaster related needs.
Disability Disaster Hotline
COVID-19 Housing and Utility Assistance
Programs available until December 31, 2021 or funds are fully distributed.
- Households must have income at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI), as defined by HUD.
- AND one or more of the tenant household members have:
- Qualified for unemployment benefits; OR
- Attest in writing that due to or during the pandemic, they:
- Experienced a reduction in household income,
- Incurred significant costs, or
- Experienced financial hardship
- AND households must also demonstrate they:
- Are at risk of homelessness or housing instability by providing an eviction notice or past-due utility or rent notice; OR
- Live in unsafe or unhealthy housing conditions
- Any unpaid rent or utility bills you apply for can go no further back than March 13, 2020.
- Assistance will NOT be provided to individuals, only mortgage companies, landlords and utility companies.
- You may NOT have previously received rental / mortgage and utility assistance for the months that you are applying for – Emergency Housing and Living Assistance Program (EHLA) - or be currently receiving assistance from Texas Rental Assistance Program.
HUD AMI Table
|Number of people in household||Income Limit|
Apply for one of the following programs:
- Mortgage and Utility Assistance
- Rental and Utility Assistance
- Rental ONLY Assistance - If you have received an eviction notice, your application will be given priority.
- Living in a hotel and need assistance
- Homeless in McKinney and wish to be housed - Contact Tricia Garcia by email or call 214-531-1111
- Financial assistance outside of McKinney