COVID cases rise in WFISD

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — The Wichita Falls Independent School District is currently reporting on their COVID-19 tracking website total active cases in the district, with 203 active cases among students and 23 active cases among staff members as of August 30, 2021.

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The number of active cases at each WFISD school is listed below:

Hirschi High School 32 1
Rider High School 12 2
Wichita Falls High School 15 0
Barwise Middle School 7 1
Kirby Middle School 30 3
McNiel Middle School 21 3
Booker T. Washington Elementary 3 0
Brook Village Elementary 1 0
Burgess Elementary 16 2
Crockett Elementary 6 1
Cunningham Elementary 4 2
Fain Elementary 5 0
Fowler Elementary 5 1
Franklin Elementary 0 0
Haynes Elementary 4 2
Jefferson Elementary 1 0
Lamar Elementary 12 0
Milam Elementary 3 0
Scotland Park Elementary 6 0
Sheppard Elementary 4 0
Southern Hills Elementary 2 0
West Foundation Elementary 9 1
Zundy Elementary 2 0
Farris Early Childhood 2 0
Northwest Head Start 1 0
Career Education Center N/A 1
Denver N/A 3
Other N/A 0
TOTAL 203 23

As of August 30, 116 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Wichita County for the week and the number of hospitalizations has stayed the same at 76 since last reported August 27, 2021.

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Health District to begin administering third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised residents

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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. Click here to register for the Wichita County COVID-19 vaccine waitlist

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A list of frequently asked questions can be found below:

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