The CDC announced June 18 it approved the COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months old and older.
The requirement will take effect the first school semester after FDA approval for specific age groups.
Booster available for Pfizer vaccinated individuals who have been fully vaccinated for at least six months.
Recipients cannot be charged directly, but providers can seek reimbursement from health insurance or Medicare and Medicaid.
Temporary site at Rancho San Justo Middle School expected to provide up to 210 vaccines per day, with potential to expand to more days based on allocation.
A roundup of providers offering inoculations inside and outside San Benito County.
Public Information Officer David Westrick states county found claims that San Benito Health Foundation vaccinated individuals beyond permitted phase were substantiated.
All appointments are full at this time. Individuals with appointments will be required to provide a form of identification that identifies their name and date of birth.
The county ranks 49th in the number of doses available for residents.
Central Coast veterans enrolled in VA health care are eligible for inoculation as soon as Feb. 13.
100 senior residents receive first dose in drive-thru format.
County says it’s unknown how many ineligible people may have received shots.
Next vaccination phase includes individuals 65 and older, and those at risk of exposure in education and childcare, emergency services, and food and agriculture.
Though San Benito County is preparing to move to the next vaccination phase, limited supply could make mass inoculation difficult to accomplish.
John Bessa writes that San Benito High School should be considered as a location for mass vaccinations.