Downtown San Diego’s vaccination tremendous station is slated to reopen Wednesday after a delayed cargo of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines pressured delays.
The county introduced Friday that its anticipated cargo of COVID-19 vaccines by no means arrived and would impression the area’s vaccination availability. For that cause, many locals; confirmed appointments for the vaccine had been pushed again because the county prioritized people who had been due for his or her second dose of the shot earlier than they briefly shut the positioning down.
Tailgate Park’s vaccine website has been closed since Saturday as a result of provide scarcity. On Tuesday, the county’s cargo of the vaccines lastly arrived however the reason for the delay continues to be unclear.
More than 100,000 doses of the vaccine has been administered on the East Village location however the way forward for the tremendous station is unknown, contemplating baseball season is simply across the nook. The metropolis and county agreed the vaccine website would depart Tailgate Park by April 1 since it might be close to the Padres’ opening season.
San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria mentioned they’d in all probability search for “smaller locations that can better handle the volume of interest.”
“If it is a city site, we will make it available,” Gloria informed NBC 7. “You are hearing that directly from the mayor. My team understands there is no higher priority in city hall right now than getting as many San Diegans vaccinated as possible.”
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