Get Vaccinated: Drop-In and Appointment-Based Opportunities throughout Santa Clara County this Week
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2021
Outreach efforts continue to encourage teens and other eligible community members to get vaccinated
Santa Clara County, CA – The County of Santa Clara continues to offer broad opportunities for community members to get a free COVID-19 vaccine, with expanded hours on evenings and weekends and various pop-up sites throughout the county that do not require an appointment.
While more than 72 percent of Santa Clara County residents over the age of 16 have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, teens and young adults have lower rates of vaccination to date, with those ages 16 to 29 making up the highest number of unvaccinated individuals in the county. Eighteen- to 34-year-olds have the highest rate of COVID infection of any age group.