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San Diego County COVID-19 Vaccines

Vaccines in San Diego County have begun to rollout. However, they are limited. The order in which people will get their vaccine has been prioritized, following state and federal guidelines.

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In addition to the county-run sites, the following local health care providers are also administering vaccines:

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Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Stories

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San Diego County Announces Pause Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

April 13
By City News Service

San Diego County announced Tuesday morning that it is pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, following guidance from the federal government.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the C...

U.S. Recommends Pausing Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns

April 13
Scott Neuman / NPR

In a statement on Tuesday, U.S. authorities said they are "reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine."

A Mystery Under Study: How, Why And When COVID Vaccines Aren't Fully Protective

April 13
Rob Stein / NPR

COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective but don't always provide perfect protection. Some vaccinated people later exposed to the virus still get sick. Why and how often that happens is under study.

Border View YMCA is shown in this photograph. A...

Vaccine Availability Varies Throughout San Diego

April 12
By Melissa Mae

The Del Mar Fairgrounds Vaccination Super Station will close again for four days this week, while some small clinics in San Diego will provide no appointment, first-come first-served COVID-19 vaccines to people in specific ZIP codes.

A young woman getting vaccinated against COVID-...

US Colleges Divided Over Requiring Student Vaccinations

April 12
Collin Binkley / Associated Press

Some schools say they cannot legally require vaccinations because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has only allowed the emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines and hasn’t given them its full approval. Still, other colleges are opting to recommend shots without requiring them.

Would You Use An App To Verify Your Vaccine Status? The Idea Is Here To Stay

April 12
Allison Aubrey / NPR

From sporting arenas to colleges and cruise ships, many businesses are planning to ask customers to prove they've had their shots. Smartphone apps may be coming soon.

Motorists sit inside their vehicles as they wai...

Los Angeles Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility To 16 And Up

April 11
By Associated Press

The city of Los Angeles has opened up vaccines to younger people, days ahead of the state broadening eligibility to everyone 16 and up.

Juan Carlos Padilla gets his COVID-19 vaccinati...

San Diego County Nearing 25% Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

April 9
By Jacob Aere

With California set to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility on April 15, San Diego's supply is partially stunted by national shortages.

A sign indicating masks were required at The Pr...

Roundtable: San Diego Enters The Orange Tier

April 9
By Bennett Lacy

San Diego's reopening expands as progress is made on COVID-19 cases and vaccinations, an encampment for cross-border farmworkers is dismantled by police in Calexico and a look at the revolving door in Chula Vista between the city's police department and the surveillance drone industry.

Is India Running Out Of Vaccine Doses?

April 9
Lauren Frayer / NPR

India is the world's largest vaccine producer. But hundreds of its clinics have closed after running out of vaccine — just as the country sees a new spike in infections.

The 100 day COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign at th...

Lowrider Coalition Joins National City's 100 Day Vaccination Campaign

April 8
By Melissa Mae

Every second and fourth Saturday, at the a walk-up clinic in National City, lowrider cars will be there greet patients and promote the opportunity to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

A screenshot of the San Diego Vaccine Bot Twitt...

Twitter 'Bots' Help San Diegans Book COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

April 8
By Jacob Aere

Some technology experts are trying to make booking a COVID-19 vaccination easier in San Diego County through automated Twitter accounts.

Mass Vaccination Site In Colorado Temporarily Closed After 11 Become Sick

April 8
Jaclyn Diaz / NPR

At least 11 people who received a Johnson & Johnson coronavirus shot at Dick's Sporting Goods Park came down with nausea and dizziness minutes after their jabs.

UCSD volunteers administer COVID-19 vaccines at...

Community Fair Helps San Diegans Get A Shot In The Arm

April 7
By Melissa Mae

On the first Wednesday of the month, the Community Health & Resource Fair takes place at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA. The fair has now started administering COVID-19 vaccines to the state’s hardest-hit communities.

Restaurant workers in Old Town San Diego wear f...

County Moves To Orange Tier; 328 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths Confirmed

April 7
By City News Service

The county was able to move to the orange tier because the state administered 4 million vaccinations in low-income communities hardest hit by the pandemic.

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