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Vaccine Facts

When Can You Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Vaccinating NOW as of January 18, 2021:

  • Phase 1A-Tier 1, Phase 1A – Tier 2, Phase 1A – Tier 3, Phase 1B – Tier 1
  • Healthcare workers, others in Phase 1A (all Tiers), and those aged 75 and older may visit County vaccination sites, including the Petco Park Super Station.
  • For those 65 and older, the County intends to begin vaccinations for this population before the end of the month, pending vaccine supply.

Please visit the San Diego County website for complete COVID-19 Vaccine Phases.

What is the difference between the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines?

Both vaccines are messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines. They both use lipid molecules to move the vaccine into the cell, but each company uses different lipids. In part due to the lipid ingredient choice, Pfizer’s vaccine requires a colder temperature for storage.

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