COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Table

Santa Barbara County Target Population, Distribution Timeframe and Notification Plan

Phase 1A Vaccine Distribution Target Populations and Delivery Dates

PHASE 1A TIER 1 VACCINATION UNDERWAY

TARGET POPULATION

PLAN FOR VACCINATION

HOW WILL YOU BE NOTIFIED

Staff of acute care hospitals, psych, correctional facility hospitals

Paramedics, EMTs and others providing emergency medical services 

 

 

Facilities are actively vaccinating their employees.

Three community vaccination sites (PODS) are also available for staff in these settings.

Some primary care providers are also providing vaccines

Employers notify their staff.

Public Health is communicating with these employers, through provider alerts, regarding access to community vaccination sites.

Individuals can contact their primary care provider as well.

Staff/residents in long term care setting serving older and high risk

 

 

Residents and staff in these settings are being vaccinated through the CDC’s pharmacy program and Public Health.

 

CVS or Walgreens communicate directly with the facilities; facilities notify their staff as well as residents.

Public Health is also working directly with facilities.

Dialysis Center staff

 

Three community vaccination sites (PODS) are also available for staff in these settings.

Some primary care providers are also providing vaccines.

 

Employers notify their staff. HCA is communicating with these employers regarding access to community vaccination sites.

Individuals can contact their primary care provider as well.

PHASE 1A TIER 2 VACCINATION UNDERWAY

TARGET POPULATION

PLAN FOR VACCINATION

HOW WILL YOU BE NOTIFIED

Intermediate care facilities for persons who need non-continuous nursing supervision and supportive care

Home health care and in-home
supportive services

Community health workers, including promotoras

Public health field staff  

Facilities are actively vaccinating their employees.

Three community vaccination sites (PODS) are also available for staff in these settings.

Some primary care providers are also providing vaccines.

 

 

Employers notify their staff. Public Health is communicating with these employers, through provider information notices, regarding access to community vaccination sites.

Individuals can contact their primary care provider as well.

Primary Care clinics, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Centers, correctional facility clinics, and urgent care clinics

Several large community clinics have begun vaccinating their staff as well as staff from smaller clinics with whom they are partnering.

Three community vaccination sites (PODS) are also available for staff in these settings.

Some primary care providers are also providing vaccines.

Employers notify their staff. Public Health is communicating with these employers, through provider information notices, regarding access to community vaccination sites.

Individuals can contact their primary care provider as well.

PHASE 1A TIER 3 VACCINATION UNDERWAY

TARGET POPULATION

PLAN FOR VACCINATION

HOW WILL YOU BE NOTIFIED

Specialty clinics

Laboratory workers

Dental and other oral health clinics

Pharmacy (if not included previously)

Three community vaccination sites (PODS) are available for staff in these settings.

Some primary care providers are also providing vaccines.

Employers notify their staff. Public Health is communicating with these employers, through provider information notices, regarding access to community vaccination sites.

Individuals can contact their primary care provider as well.

Phase 1B Vaccine Distribution Target Populations and Delivery Dates

PHASE 1B TIER 1 Persons 75+: VACCINATION UNDERWAY

TARGET POPULATION

PLAN FOR VACCINATION

HOW YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED

Persons age 75 and older

 

Three community vaccination sites (PODS) are available for this population. Some primary care providers are also providing vaccines.

Healthcare Providers will notify their patients if they have vaccine available. Community members can also register here for appointments at community vaccine clinics.

Phase 1B - 65+ Vaccination Underway

TARGET POPULATION

PLAN FOR VACCINATION

HOW YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED

Persons age 65 and older

 

Three community vaccination sites (PODS) are available for this population. Some primary care providers are also providing vaccines.

Healthcare Providers will notify their patients if they have vaccine available. Public Health will also communicate broadly when eligible

PHASE 1B– March 1, 2021

TARGET POPULATION

PLAN FOR VACCINATION

HOW YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED

Food and Agriculture

Education and Childcare

Emergency Services (firefighters, law enforcement, probation, corrections)

Three community vaccination sites (PODS) are available for this population. Some primary care providers are also providing vaccines.

Employers notify their staff. Healthcare Providers will notify their patients if they have vaccine available. Public Health will also communicate broadly when eligible.

March 15, 2021

TARGET POPULATION

Healthcare providers may use their clinical judgement to vaccinate individuals age 16-64 who are deemed to be at the very highest risk for morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 as a direct result of one or more of the following severe health conditions:

·       Cancer, current with debilitated or immunocompromised state

·       Chronic kidney disease, stage 4 or above

·       Chronic pulmonary disease, oxygen dependent

·       Down syndrome

·       Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant

·       Pregnancy

·       Sickle cell disease

·       Heart conditions: heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies (excludes hypertension)

·       Severe obesity (Body Mass Index ≥ 40 kg/m2)

·       Type 2 diabetes mellitus with hemoglobin A1c level greater than 7.5%

OR

If as a result of a developmental or other severe high-risk disability one or more of the following applies:

·       The individual is likely to develop severe life-threatening illness or death from COVID-19 infection

·       Acquiring COVID-19 will limit the individual’s ability to receive ongoing care or services vital to their well-being and survival

·       Providing adequate and timely COVID care will be particularly challenging as a result of the individual’s disability

The list of eligible conditions is subject to change as additional scientific evidence is published and as CDPH obtains and analyzes additional state-specific data.

Current CDPH Guidance for this population can be found here.