Community Vaccination Clinic Opening in Santa Barbara

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Community Vaccination Clinic Opening in Santa Barbara
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Source: Santa Barbara County Public Health Department

As part of Santa Barbara County’s continued participation in the Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program, COVID-19 vaccines will be available in a 6-day clinic in Santa Barbara. The roving clinic will take place at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort beginning on Monday, April 12 and continuing through Saturday, April 17. Appointment registration for these clinics will open on Thursday, April 8.

Current groups eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine include people 16 years of age and older. These clinics will be administering first-dose Pfizer vaccines. One clinic day will be reserved for second-dose Moderna vaccines. Vaccine appointments also remain available, for those eligible, at local pharmacies, hospitals and through health care providers.

All eligible community members can sign up for a vaccine appointment at this location beginning Thursday, April 8 at 9 a.m. by registering online at the Public Health Website. If you do not have access to a computer or need assistance registering, please call 2-1-1 and select option 4 for assistance. The call center is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“We will be entering a new phase of vaccination soon as every eligible community member will be able register for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment countywide on April 15. We welcome all county residents, especially south county residents, to our site in Santa Barbara. Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to take action and move us closer to the end of this pandemic,” said Van Do-Reynoso, County Public Health Director.

On Sunday, April 18 the mass vaccination clinic will move back to Lompoc for a week to provide the 2nd dose vaccine for those who received their first dose 3-weeks prior, then will move to Santa Maria and Santa Barbara accordingly.

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a-1617842043 Apr 07, 2021 05:34 PM
Community Vaccination Clinic Opening in Santa Barbara

If you can’t get in to these appointments, try the general My Turn site, and see if there’s a spot at one of the regular venues. I’m getting mine this evening at Sansum. Just made the appointment yesterday, after failing to score one at the Hilton event.

a-1617895807 Apr 08, 2021 08:30 AM
Community Vaccination Clinic Opening in Santa Barbara

My Turn is set up poorly. If you go to their site and start the sign in process again, you can get to the page where you can now find appointments. Badly designed website, but I did get my appointment.

Ahchooo Apr 09, 2021 08:30 AM
Community Vaccination Clinic Opening in Santa Barbara

Go to the regular My Turn site and sign in, even if you’ve done that before. They will show you where the vaccines are available. Choose a location and sign up for one of those, at a local pharmacy or Sansum. Those have short or no lines, from my experience.

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