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San Mateo County: 58 percent of residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose

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Vaccine doses administered in San Mateo County have surpassed a half-million, with 58 percent of residents ages 16 and over having received at least one dose, according to San Mateo County Health.

As of Thursday, a total of 592,184 vaccine doses have been administered, and 247,259 individuals have completed the vaccination series, public health officials said.

Beginning Thursday, all California residents age 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. However, vaccine supplies remain limited.

“Residents are urged to check for availability and appointments with their health care providers and local pharmacies,” according to County officials.

California provides a “VaccineFinder” tool here and residents can also sign up at or call (833) 422-4255 to get an appointment.

Currently, the County is administering the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, having paused use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine while federal regulators study a rare side effect that can cause blood clots.