An allergic reaction in some Moderna vaccine recipients caused a delay Wednesday at San Diego County’s new “Vaccination Super Station” near Petco Park in downtown, County health officials confirmed.
After 11am, NBC 7 confirmed that some people waiting to receive the vaccine at Tailgate Park were experiencing a delay, others said they were ignored.
NBC 7 contacts the person who operates the station; The representative said the delay was about an hour long due to logistical issues related to the greater volumes of the vaccine arriving at the site.
This morning, people turned away from the vaccination center at Petco Park, as few people had an allergic reaction, NBC 7̵7;s Jackie Crea vaccine was detailed.
During the county’s weekly COVID-19 briefing, Dr. County epidemiology director Eric McDonald said vaccination was slowed after detecting allergic reactions in six vaccine recipients.
While an allergic reaction is expected in many vaccinations. But the doses seen on Wednesday were slightly higher than expected at the time, so the Super Station delayed vaccination so it can be reviewed. McDonald’s said. This site also replaces the used vaccine with a new batch with extreme caution in case the reaction was involved in the original set.
A county spokesperson confirmed that the vaccine related to allergies comes from Moderna, one of two drug companies with the FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine.
The Super Station has potential events for every type of reaction. It is too early for an investigation to figure out what is causing the allergic reaction. McDonald’s said.
Chief Executive Officer Nathan Fletcher said the site will continue with the vaccination Wednesday and open late in honor of all appointments.
The county’s new “Vaccination Super Station” is now open in Tailgate Park, where UCSD Health staff provide thousands of vaccines every day to healthcare workers.
The facility is a collaboration between Padres County and UC San Diego Health in an effort to rapidly launch the coronavirus vaccine and deal with as many eligible residents as possible.
The site was launched with the goal of immunizing 5,000 healthcare workers a day, with the goal of providing corona vaccines to those considered to be of the state’s First Stage 1A vaccine priority.
Health professionals from dialysis centers, primary health clinics, dental care facilities, and more are eligible for the coronavirus vaccine immediately.UC San Diego Health staff will oversee the vaccine at the new Super Station.
SkyRanger 7 gave us a glimpse of the new vaccination “Super Station”, which opened near Petco Park on January 11, 2021, with the goal of immunizing 5,000 health care workers a day as part of the Phase 1A level. County
The new site has 42 tents, including four walk-up tents. The goal on opening days is to vaccinate 2,500 health care workers.
Officials hope to increase that number to at least 5,000 people per day and eventually vaccinate 500,000 health care workers across the region.
Fletcher said the Super Station will continue to work by vaccinating health workers in the future.Fletcher hopes the site can expand vaccination to residents 65 and older.
“We haven’t finished the health care workers and we will continue to work,” said Fletcher.
Denise Foster, San Diego County Chief Nursing Officer, said Monday that the site was expected to receive more than 50,000 first deliveries.
“Most” of the dose will be vaccines, Moderna Foster said, while the rest are vaccines. Pfizer-BioNTech
Superstation vaccination in San Diego is part of a huge trend emerging across California as counties try to ramp up vaccination efforts while COVID-19 patients continue to rise. Continuously
California is converting the baseball fields, fairgrounds and even parking lots at the Disneyland Resort in Orange County into a mass vaccination facility.