New Vaccination Super Station Opens as Cases and Hospitalizations Decline

The newest of the San Diego County vaccination super-stations opened Tuesday at Grossmont Center in La Mesa.

The La Mesa site, operated by Sharp HealthCare, is located at the Grossmont Center shopping mall, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., Suite 212. Appointments are required. The new walk-up clinic will be vaccinating people from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Up to 1,000 doses will be administered daily, but the site’s capacity can be expanded to provide up to 5,000 vaccinations every day. This location will replace and expand the site Sharp HealthCare had been operating on Wakarusa St. Appointments made for that site transfer to the super station at the mall.

This is the fourth vaccination super station to open in the region. Three others are located Petco Park downtown San Diego, at the old Sears in Chula Vista and California State University San Marcos. Many other smaller County clinics are also currently vaccinating people throughout the region.

Appointments are required at all the county's vaccination sites, Just go to As of February 1st, only health care workers and people 65 or over are eligible to get vaccinated, A new interactive website has been created that shows all the county's vaccination sites and where you can go to make an appointment which is required in order to be vaccinated at any of the county's locations. People in Phase 1A and 65 years and older can now make appointments through the new English and Spanish site, which, when fully developed. The new map allows users to pick a location and connects them to the appointment system for that site. You can access the map by going to:

Statewide Case Numbers and Hospitalizations Decreasing

California Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mark Ghaly said at a briefing heard live on KOGO that more than 3.5 million vaccinations have been done statewide but he says the state is working with the federal government and the vaccine companies to increase the supplies of doses coming to California. Dr.Ghaly says the number of cases, hospitalizations and ICU's are all decreasing with the test positivity rate statewide is at 7.2 percent over the last 14 days.



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