Sign up: San Francisco launches vaccine notification system – SF Gate

San Francisco residents can now register to get notified when it is their flip for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Town launched a brand new notification system late Tuesday morning to enroll to get an e mail or textual content in the event you reside or work in San Francisco.

You may study extra particulars in regards to the new system and availability of vaccines at an 11 a.m. press briefing streamed reside on YouTube.

Remember that it may very well be weeks or months earlier than you are eligible.

For extra info, go to here.

These with insurance coverage ought to contact their well being care suppliers for info on the vaccine availability.

Sutter Well being has arrange a vaccine resource page with on-line bookings and a telephone quantity for making appointments. Sutter Well being stated it is at present vaccinating well being care employees and people age 75 and over.

Kaiser posted an online form to make an e-visit for well being care employees in search of the vaccine. The well being care supplier stated it is going to contact these age 75 and older to make appointments as vaccine provide turns into accessible. Kaiser sufferers can get vaccine updates here.

UCSF is posting vaccine updates for its sufferers here.

San Francisco’s new alert system is a part of a vaccine effort introduced by S.F. Mayor London Breed on Friday. The mayor stated the town is opening three high-volume vaccination websites at Metropolis School, the SF Market within the Bayview and the Moscone Heart in addition to pop-up vaccine websites and cellular groups to manage photographs. However the metropolis would not plan to make an enormous push to arrange websites till extra vaccines can be found.

San Francisco launched a new notification system on Jan. 19, 2021, that will alert you when it's your turn to get the vaccine

San Francisco launched a brand new notification system on Jan. 19, 2021, that may provide you with a warning when it is your flip to get the vaccine

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“We’d like extra doses, we’re asking for extra doses,” Breed stated on the digital press briefing. “We are able to ramp up the minute now we have these vaccines.”

Breed estimates that the town will be capable to administer 10,000 vaccines per day as soon as the plan is totally applied, however further doses from the state are wanted.

California counties have closing say on who will get the vaccine however the state has a prioritization plan that recommends who ought to get inoculated first. Counties can solely distribute vaccines as quick because the state permits, as state officers decide what number of vaccines every jurisdiction ought to obtain based mostly on inhabitants and wish.

Vaccine efforts are at present prioritizing well being care employees and people 65 and above. As these teams get vaccinated, counties and well being care suppliers will transfer onto different teams.

SFGATE reporter Eric Ting contributed to this story. 

Editor’s notice: This story was up to date on Jan. 19, 2021, at 10 a.m. after the town of San Francisco introduced the hyperlink to enroll in the notification system will likely be accessible later Tuesday. This story was up to date once more at 11 a.m. when the town posted the registration hyperlink. 

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