SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced Wednesday afternoon that Californians 65 and older have been being moved up in line to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine subsequent. The change left lots of people asking: Where can I join?
The reply to that query is coming quickly, based on the California Department of Public Health.
The state is creating a brand new system that can notify folks once they’re eligible to obtain a vaccine and allow them to make appointments for mass vaccination websites. The first section of that system is ready to launch subsequent week, the division mentioned, however did not provide a extra particular date.
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While the state continues to be figuring out its sign-up plan, a number of Bay Area counties are placing their very own techniques into place.
Here’s what we learn about the way to get a vaccine in each Bay Area county:
Alameda County is following the state’s steering on the subject of which teams are allowed to obtain the vaccine first. The county has arrange a form you’ll be able to fill out to be notified when your window opens.
Contra Costa County
Health care employees and people 65 and older could make an appointment request with the county here. Click here to fill out the shape and click on here for extra info from county on its subsequent steps. Health care employees employed by Kaiser Permanente ought to schedule an appointment with Kaiser straight.
Health care employees in Marin are being vaccinated by their employers and residents at long-term amenities (like expert nursing houses) are being vaccinated on website, the county says, as a part of Phase 1A of distribution. When it involves members of most people, the county says they “will have a wider range of vaccine options, such as their medical provider, local health care clinics, commercial pharmacies, additional employer-based vaccine events, and public health mass vaccination events.” The county encourages folks to speak to their physician or employer for extra solutions on once they can schedule a vaccine. See extra information from the county here.
Napa County residents included in phases 1A, 1B and 1C who’re thinking about getting a vaccine can fill out a “vaccine interest form” on the county’s website. More info from the county could be discovered here.
San Francisco County
Health care employees and nursing house residents are already getting vaccinated in San Francisco, however the metropolis does not have a kind on-line but to permit most people to enroll. “Most people will receive the vaccine from their healthcare provider. You will also be able to get it at doctor’s offices, clinics, and pharmacies,” the town’s website says.
San Mateo County
San Mateo County continues to be targeted on vaccinating folks in Phase 1A of distribution, well being care employees and nursing house residents. The governor’s resolution to open up vaccination to most people ages 65 and older might quickly change that, however the county’s website hasn’t but been up to date. Check here for more information and updates.
Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County introduced Wednesday it is opening up vaccination to residents 75 and older,