• Community Vaccination Clinic Opening in Santa Maria

    Roving Clinic to Open on Monday, April 5;
    All Eligible Residents May Register

    As part of Santa Barbara County’s continued participation in the Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program, COVID-19 vaccines will be available in a 
    7-day clinic in Santa Maria. The roving clinic will take place at Allan Hancock College from Monday, April 5 through Sunday, April 11. 

    Appointment registration for these clinics will open today, Thursday, April 1. 

    These clinics will be administering first-dose Pfizer vaccines. One day of the clinic will be reserved for those needing second-dose Moderna vaccines. 

    Current groups eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine include people 50 years of age and older, phase 1A health care workers, education and childcare workers, emergency service workers, food and agriculture workers, and people between the ages of 16-64 with high risk medical conditions. 

    All eligible community members can sign up for a vaccine appointment at this location beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 1 by registering online at the Public Health website.

    Additionally, vaccine appointments remain available for those eligible at local pharmacies, hospitals and through health care providers.

    For those without access to a computer or need assistance registering, please call 2-1-1 and select option 4. The call center is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department expects to administer 10,550 at the Santa Maria community vaccination site. Limited first-dose appointments will also be available in Santa Barbara and Lompoc next week with appointment registration opening Monday, April 5 at 9 a.m.