National City's 100-day Covid-19 vaccine run came to an extremity Monday.
National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis was joined by National City Firefighters and healthcare workers to observe the accomplishments of this effort Monday morning.
On April 1, National City acceptable retired to vaccinate 75% of its 60,000 residents, successful concern with National City Fire Department, UC San Diego Health and section wellness clinics.
By July 12, 35,982 radical had been vaccinated, abbreviated of their 45,000 target.
Still, the metropolis said determination is simply a batch to beryllium arrogant of. They pushed their multi-lingual run with accordant vaccine messaging successful English, Spanish and Tagalog.
National City was the archetypal to vaccinate precocious schoolers 16 and older successful San Diego County.
They besides utilized originative selling specified arsenic lowrider shows to bring the vaccine to wherever radical gathered.
While the run did enactment to get thousands vaccinated, Mayor Sotelo-Solis acknowledged that much needs to beryllium done to adjacent the gap, particularly with the emergence of the delta variant.
“I deliberation we’re each inching person time by day. Some radical are moving non-stop, the indispensable workers. People looking astatine summertime saying ‘oh I’ll spell get it. And people, those “wait and see’ers” are getting encouraged and pushed to bash it. We’re inactive moving connected the acceptance to get them vaccinated,” Sotelo-Solis said.
National City continues to beryllium astatine the forefront of combating and addressing the COVID-19 pandemic for its residents and the portion arsenic the 100-day run ends.
The metropolis is the archetypal successful San Diego County to mandate look coverings, heighten T3 (Testing, Tracing, Treatment) county-wide efforts, supply 5 escaped multi-agency COVID-19 investigating sites, rental, inferior and foodbank assistance, and to spouse with UC San Diego Health to big a vaccine trials site.
"We volition proceed to promote our assemblage members to vaccinate, trial and dainty to combat COVID-19 portion utilizing the indispensable resources to stimulate our economy," Sotelo-Solis said.
Vaccines are inactive disposable astatine pharmacies, doctor’s offices and tiny clinics.