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Vaccine appointments available in San Diego despite supply issues

Despite considerations over vaccine supply, there are appointments available throughout San Diego for these at the moment in an eligible part.

LA MESA, Calif. — San Diego’s first vaccine tremendous station is about to reopen on Wednesday, however supply stays an issue. The Petco Park vaccine website was pressured to shut final week after a cargo delay, and this comes as an enormous winter storm might delay extra shipments throughout the nation.

Despite the challenges, News 8 nonetheless discovered vaccine appointments available in San Diego County.

At Sharp Healthcare’s Grossmont Center vaccine website, there was a crowd of individuals hovering exterior ready till the tip of the day for attainable surplus.

“I’ve been coming every day. I’ve been here seven days straight. My wife has been vaccinated and I want to catch up with her,” stated Laura Parker. “I want to be able to travel again and I miss my family back east.”

Just after 6:00 p.m., a person introduced that there have been not additional doses and the gang applauded.“We love you and we can’t wait to be able to vaccinate you but we don’t have any tonight. Sorry,” he stated.

Sharp Healthcare says it administered 2,020 Pfizer doses on the Grossmont Center website in La Mesa on Tuesday. A Sharp spokesperson stated it additionally has Moderna available for second doses. Online, there were appointments available this week at that location in addition to the Coronado website and Chula Vista website the place the parking zone was empty.

Araceli Fuller shouldn’t be in the 65 and older tier however has most cancers and obtained her first dose final month from a surplus day and obtained her second shot on Tuesday.

“Having to take of my mother who is 85 and her not wanting to get the doses, I’m just willing to do it,” stated Fuller.

Appointments have been additionally available Thursday and Friday by the San Diego Fire Department. It began administering the Pfizer vaccine on Tuesday on the Balboa Muni Gym and Malcolm X Library in Valencia Park.

A spokesperson for SDFD says it doesn’t have a surplus so long as the unused Pfizer vaccine shouldn’t be combined and may be returned to the county for future use.

Late Tuesday night, we have been additionally capable of finding appointments available in different places together with however not all; San Ysidro, Mar Vista High School in Imperial Beach, Southwestern College, Cal State San Marcos, Oceanside on Ocean Ranch Boulevard and National City.

For a listing of all County vaccination websites and appointments click on here.

Here is a step-by-step video exhibiting learn how to make an appointment: