Community Members 16 and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine at Public Health Vaccination Sites
Source: Santa Barbara County Public Health Department
Santa Barbara County residents who are 16 years of age and older are able to make an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning today for Public Health Community Vaccination Clinics in Santa Maria happening this week administering the Pfizer vaccine.
Additionally, Lompoc Valley Medical Center will expand eligibility to all who qualify based on vaccine availabilty. Effective April 15, people age 16 and older will also be eligible to schedule appointments at any of the participating pharmacies, hospitals, or health care providers as supply is available. These locations may be able to begin sooner, depending on availability of vaccines.
NOTE: Moderna vaccines are only available to those age 18 and older. Those age 16-17 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine.
County residents may begin scheduling appointments for the Public Health Community Vaccination Clinic located in Santa Maria at Allan Hancock College.
All eligible community members can sign up for a vaccine appointment by registering online at the Public Health website.
“We have reached a critical moment in our vaccination efforts where all groups able to receive the vaccine are now eligible at County Public Health Community Vaccination Clinics. Now is the time to encourage your family members, neighbors, coworkers to do their part and receive the vaccine as soon as they can."
-- Van Do-Reynoso, Ph.D., County Public Health Director