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Aquarium Vax Event on Thursday & More

Release Date: 2021-06-15

Getting a vaccine has never been easier in Long Beach.

Our community has been doing a great job at getting their vaccinations, and to date, nearly 67% of our adult population has received a vaccine. The national goal is to hit 70% by July 4, and we are working hard to hit that target in the weeks ahead. This week, on June 17, our Health Department will host "Sharks for Shots" at the Aquarium of the Pacific where folks will receive free admission when they receive their first vaccine shot. 

Here is a full list of all the places you, your family, and friends can get vaccinated this week:

  • Event: "Sharks for Shots" at Aquarium of the Pacific
    • June 17: Get your first COVID-19 vaccine (12+) at the Aquarium from 6:30 to 9 PM, and receive FREE admission to see sharks 🦈 & other sea creatures. More info here.
  • Event: Juneteenth on Pine Ave.
  • Event: Father's Day Block Party (14th Street Park, located at Cedar Avenue and W. 14th Street)
  • Event: Free Habit Burger and Vaccine Clinic (1305 E. Pacific Coast Highway Long Beach, CA 90806)
  • Location: Long Beach Convention Center
  • Location: Washington Middle School
  • Location: Grant Elementary
  • Location: Long Beach Evening Vaccination Clinic
  • Location: Carmelitos Housing Door-to-door Vaccinations
    • June 16
  • Location: Cabrillo High School
  • Location: MacArthur Park
  • Location: Houghton Park
  • Location: Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA)

For more updates on our vaccination efforts and our city's response to COVID-19, I invite you to join me for a COVID-19 press conference and community update this afternoon at 2 p.m. You can watch the live stream on the city's Facebook and Twitter pages, YouTube channel, and website.

Thank you,

Mayor Robert Garcia