San Francisco opens up vaccines to those 16 and older in select ZIP codes – San Francisco Chronicle

” The state of California supplies discretion to companies serving high effect locations on who to immunize to support prioritization of neighborhoods most affected by the pandemic,” San Franciscos COVID Command Center said in a declaration to The Chronicle on Friday night. “San Francisco is expanding vaccine eligibility and offering COVID-19 vaccinations to those 16 and over ahead of the April 15, 2021 citywide growth in communities most affected by the pandemic.”

The ZIP codes– 94124, 94134, 94107, 94110, 94112, 94102, 94130 and 94103– are situated in the following areas: the Bayview, Hunters Points, Visitacion Valley, Portola, Sunnydale, Excelsior, Mission, Oceanview, Ingleside, Balboa Park, Potrero Hill, the Dogpatch, Mission Bay, SoMa, Tenderloin and Treasure Island.

Citing equity reasons, San Francisco health officials on Friday opened vaccinations to locals 16 and older in choose ZIP codes.The relocation by the San Francisco Health Network, the health care delivery arm of the citys Department of Public Health, comes right before all Californians 16 and older end up being eligible for the vaccine next week.

2 of the eligible ZIP codes are also on the states list of 400 lowest-income ZIP codes being prioritized for vaccine gain access to.

Meghan Bobrowsky is a San Francisco Chronicle staff author. Email: meghan.bobrowsky@sfchronicle.com Twitter: @MeghanBobrowsky

The San Francisco Health Network opened vaccines to its clients 16 and older recently, and Alameda County also just recently opened vaccine access to residents 16 and older in choose ZIP codes. A couple of other counties– Contra Costa, Butte and Stanislaus– have currently opened vaccines to all residents 16 and older, despite ZIP code.

Homeowners can drop-in to the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital every day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or the Southeast Health Center in the Bayview-Hunters Point area likewise daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Individuals ages 16 and 17 should go to the General Hospital considering that its providing Pfizer– the only shot theyre qualified for– while the Southeast Health Center administers Moderna.

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