At this time, our supply of COVID vaccine is limited.

  • We are continuing to vaccinate our patients age 65 +

  • If you are a Phase 1B essential worker, we encourage you to:

    • go to myturn.ca.gov to schedule your vaccination online, or

    • send a brief "myChart" message to your SMFP doctor to be placed on our "stand-by" list for vaccination.

  • If you are age 16-64 and "high risk" due to one of the conditions listed below, please check back on March 15 for updates 

 

Who is included in Phase 1B "high risk" category for Covid Vaccine distribution? 

Beginning March 1, 2021 - 

People at risk of occupational exposure to COVID-19 through their work in the following occupations:

 

Beginning March 15, 2021 - 

Individuals aged 16-64 who are deemed to be at the very highest risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 because they have the following severe health conditions:

  • Cancer, current with weakened immune system

  • Chronic kidney disease, stage 4 or above

  • Chronic pulmonary disease, oxygen dependent

  • Down syndrome

  • Solid organ transplant, leading to a weakened immune system

  • Pregnancy

  • Sickle cell disease

  • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies (but not hypertension)

  • Severe obesity (Body Mass Index ≥ 40 kg/m2)

  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus with hemoglobin A1c level greater than 7.5%

    OR

If as a result of a developmental or other severe high-risk disability one or more of the following applies:

  • The individual is likely to develop severe life-threatening illness or death from COVID-19 infection

  • Acquiring COVID-19 will limit the individual’s ability to receive ongoing care or services vital to their well-being and survival

  • Providing adequate and timely COVID care will be particularly challenging as a result of the individual’s disability.

updated 3/1/21

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