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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.

County Run COVID-19 Vaccination Locations:

Petco Park Superstation (instructions)

Rady Children's Hospital (instructions)

El Cajon (instructions)

Escondido (instructions)

Chula Vista (instructions)

Imperial Beach (instructions)

Sharp Grossmont Hospital/Grossmont Healthcare District (instructions)

Sharp Coronado Hospital/City of Coronado (instructions)

Sharp Southbay Super Station (instructions)

Other Vaccination Locations:

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




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