SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – In the middle of the holiday travel rush, there’s another kind of rush as well: the rush for the COVID-19 booster shot.
Many booster shot clinics have seen unprecedentedly long lines as families rush to be doubly vaccinated for the holidays.READ MORE: Man Killed In Sacramento Freeway Shooting Was Retired Correctional Officer Lufino Reyes Mejorado
Particularly walk-in clinics have seen car lines around the block with the high demand for these booster shots.
One clinic in San Mateo saw particularly long lines.READ MORE: Experts Discuss Omicron COVID-19 Variant Findings In Sacramento Wastewater
“It’s worth getting in line,” said one woman, despite waiting for what might as well be the drive-thru at In-N-Out during rush hour.
By noon, the clinic had to turn people away due to an inability to vaccinate so many.MORE NEWS: Renowned Roseville Taqueria Nixtaco Hit by Crook Caught On Surveillance Camera
Being the first weekend the booster shot was available to all adults, lines were to be expected. However, many clinics did not realize that the demand would be this high.