STOCKTON (CBS13) — Thousands more people will have access to the COVID-19 vaccine in Stockton as a new mass vaccination site opens on Wednesday.
The site, located at the Stockton Arena, is opening after a bit of delay. It was supposed to open back on March 30, but an insufficient vaccine supply delayed plans.READ MORE: Homicide Charges Added After Man, 67, Dies Following Fight Outside Sacramento Grocery Store
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It’s all part of a joint effort to establish large, temporary vaccination hubs in communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The site has the capacity to administer up to 5,400 vaccines daily and is set to be open seven days a week, but it will be contingent on supply.MORE NEWS: Overturned Big Rig Causes Major Traffic Backup On NB I-5 In Elk Grove
This is the fourth mass vaccination site opened by a number of health care partners, including Adventist Health, Dignity Health and Kaiser Permanente.