Mountain View, Calif. — Thanks to a collaborative effort between the County of Santa Clara and the City of Mountain View, a new mass COVID-19 vaccination site is in its first full week of operations in Mountain View. The appointment-only site, located at the Mountain View Community Center, 201 S. Rengstorff Ave, opened on Friday, Jan. 22.
Here are a few facts about the Mountain View vaccination site:
Vaccination Site Operations
- The County of Santa Clara Health System operates the Mountain View site, with support from City staff.
- The site is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., by appointment only.
- The site is ramping up quickly to provide up to 1,000 vaccinations per weekday.
- This location is for individuals whose primary care provider is not with Kaiser or Palo Alto Medical Foundation.
Individuals who can currently be vaccinated at this site with an appointment are:
- Eligible healthcare personnel in Phase 1A;
- Individuals age 65 and older who live in Santa Clara County and do not receive care from Kaiser or Palo Alto Medical Foundation; and
- Individuals age 65 and older who receive their primary care from Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Hospitals and Clinics, regardless of their county of residency.
- Check the County’s Vaccination Information website, sccfreevax.org, for vaccine eligibility, which is changing rapidly.
- At this time, all vaccinations are by appointment only.
- To schedule an appointment, visit sccfreevax.org and look for “Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Hospitals and Clinics” for scheduling an appointment at the Mountain View vaccination site. Once you find the “Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Hospitals and Clinics” on the table, click on the corresponding “How to Schedule an Appointment.” You will then answer a few questions to determine your eligibility for receiving a vaccine. If you are eligible, you will see a list of vaccination site locations and can then select “Mountain View.” Finally, select your appointment based on the dates and times available.
According to public health officials, most people will get a COVID-19 vaccine through their healthcare provider.
For more information about the Mountain View vaccination site, visit MountainView.gov/covid19vaccine.
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About the County of Santa Clara
The County of Santa Clara government serves a diverse, multi-cultural population of 1.9 million residents in Santa Clara County, California, making it more populous than 14 states in the U.S. combined. The County provides essential services to its residents, including public health protection, environmental stewardship, medical services through the County of Santa Clara Health System, child and adult protection services, homelessness prevention and solutions, roads, park services, libraries, emergency response to disasters, protection of minority communities and those under threat, access to a fair criminal justice system, and many other public benefits.
About the City of Mountain View
Located between the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Francisco Bay, Mountain View is a diverse communitywith an estimated population of 82,739. Mountain View covers just over 12 square miles, featuring over 1,000 acres of park and wildlife areas including the 750-acre wildlife and recreation area called Shoreline at Mountain View. In the heart of Silicon Valley, Mountain View is home to a vibrant downtown and headquarters to many nationally and internationally known corporations including Google, LinkedIn, Intuit and NASA Ames Research Center. For more information, visit MountainView.gov.