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People age 65+ can now get vaccinated anywhere in Santa Clara County

Original post made on Feb 4, 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations will now be available to all residents and workers in Santa Clara County who are 65 years and older, regardless of where they receive their health care, county officials announced on Thursday morning.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, February 4, 2021, 1:35 PM

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Posted by Raymond
a resident of Monta Loma
on Feb 4, 2021 at 2:10 pm

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Th II-4-2021 Stanford says you have to have used Stanford healthcare w/i the last 3 years to ask for a vax appointment.


Posted by Raymond
a resident of Monta Loma
on Feb 4, 2021 at 2:36 pm

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It seems the county does not plan more than 4 days ahead, so there are no appointments showing for the merely over 75 group.


Posted by Don
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Feb 4, 2021 at 9:42 pm

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Just tried to make an appointment when Website showed availability for two dates in February at the fairgrounds, but when we filled out all the questions and got to the end of the process the display indicated NO APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE.

Very frustrating. We've been trying for weeks to gen an appointment, but no luck so far.


Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Feb 5, 2021 at 8:49 am

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Reporter Dremann, thank you very much for including the bar-graph in this story (and the Editor for publishing it). Some of us data-wonk engineer-types have a visual-learning number sense.

Percentages are also interesting - the "county dashboard" also seems to show that Stanford Health Care has 'pushed out' (into arms) more shots (in percent) that it has received than any other Santa Clara County organization. How? It seems ... that they have administered more First Doses than they have received - 'cause they used some 'second dose' allocations to 'get into arms'. Yeah - I think 90% immunity for as many as possible (and pray for supply of 'second doses') is effective public health planning/thinking.

Look at the Co. System numbers - a very large percent (and number) of "doses received" are NOT IN ARMS! Almost 57,000 doses sitting around in Co. of Santa Clara freezers! The Dr. who is the County Executive (and previouly ran a health care system) does not, IMO, seem to be doing an effective job of marshaling his forces! (Supervisor Joe - please Push Him Harder, and your fellow Co. Board of Supervisors)


Posted by Amy Laden
a resident of Gemello
on Feb 5, 2021 at 2:33 pm

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I had looked for appointments in the last few days without luck, but I was told by a friend that she'd just signed up, and I did too. My appointment is for Mon. 2/8. Appointments are available at this moment.


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