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Palm Springs Convention Center Offers Covid-19 Vaccine Starting Friday Feb 12th 2021

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2021, file photo a medical staff member prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Tudor Ranch in Mecca, Calif. Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California will be the outside administrator tasked with ramping up the state's coronavirus vaccine delivery system, which to date has been slow, stilted and plagued by confusion, the state health agency said in a statement Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

The Palm Springs Convention Center will open as a COVID-19 vaccine site on Friday, February 12th 2021.

The site is operated by Curative Inc., the same company that administered the COVID tests at the Convention Center in January 2021.

Residents can book appointments at visit www.rivcoph.org/COVID-19-Vaccine. Please continue to monitor the website for updates and availability.

There will be 350 vaccines available on Friday February 12th and 500 per day beginning Monday, February 15th.

Each person vaccinated will receive a vaccination card with information regarding which vaccine they received.

Second dose appointments are made through the same website.

In Riverside County, residents eligible for the COVID-19 who are in phase 1A – all tiers, phase 1B – tier 1 or aged 65 years and older.

“The City Council is extremely thankful to Supervisor Manuel Perez and the County of Riverside Department of Public Health for taking the initiative to bring a COVID-19 vaccination site to Palm Springs and the western end of the Coachella Valley,” said Palm Springs Mayor Christy Holstege. “The Convention Center is the perfect location to serve our many residents and workers who have been patiently waiting to get vaccinated. We are grateful to Supervisor Perez and County staff for understanding the need and making this happen so quickly.”

Where

Palm Springs Convention Center

277 N. Avenida Caballeros

Free Parking – Lot is located off of N. Avenida Caballeros

When

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (excluding holidays)

 

 

 

FILE – In this Jan. 21, 2021, file photo a medical staff member prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Tudor Ranch in Mecca, Calif. Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California will be the outside administrator tasked with ramping up the state’s coronavirus vaccine delivery system, which to date has been slow, stilted and plagued by confusion, the state health agency said in a statement Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)


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