PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

7/2/2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 070221-2
Subject:
City Announces Expanded Mobile Vaccination Sites and New Schedule in Effect
New five-day-a-week site now available in Central Long Beach; Long Beach Convention Center continues with walk-ups, drive-through option to close July 17
Contact:
City of Long Beach Joint Information Center
562.570.NEWS
jic@longbeach.gov






Long Beach, CA - The City of Long Beach will offer 11 new COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinic options throughout July in an effort to make vaccines more accessible. In addition, vaccines will continue to be offered at many of the City's regular vaccination sites. The Long Beach Convention Center vaccination site will offer walk-ups throughout the month, but will end its drive-through operations on July 17.

“We are continuing to see our vaccination numbers grow,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “These expanded clinic options will help make vaccines more accessible to everyone.”

Permanent Clinics
Moving forward, the City will offer the following permanent neighborhood clinics:

  • A new, centrally located clinic at the Long Beach Community College Pacific Coast College (PCC), Parking Lot 1, at the corner of Orange Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway. The site will now open five days a week, with new daytime and existing evening hours Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Additionally, four park vaccination sites will be offered on a continual basis to the community:

  • Seaside Park (1401 Chestnut Ave.), Mondays beginning July 12, 10 a.m. to noon. 
  • MacArthur Park (1321 E. Anaheim St.), Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Admiral Kidd Park (2125 Santa Fe Ave.), Mondays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Houghton Park (6301 Myrtle Ave.), Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Cabrillo High School (2001 Santa Fe Ave.) will continue to serve the public on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mobile Clinics in July
The City will be offering several new mobile vaccination clinic options through the month of July as follows:

  • Granada Beach (5000 E. Ocean Blvd.), Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Second Street (5200 2nd St.), Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • McDonald's (2599 Long Beach Blvd.), Tuesday, July 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Heartwell Park (5801 E. Parkcrest St.), Wednesdays, July 7 and July 28, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 15, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Junipero Beach (1 Junipero Ave.), Saturdays, July 10 and July 31, 9:30 a.m. to noon.
  • St. Lucy's Catholic Church (2301 Santa Fe Ave.), Sunday, July 11, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • El Dorado Park West - Good Neighbor Park (2800 N. Studebaker Rd.), Wednesday, July 14, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Recreation Park (4900 E. 7th St.), Saturday, July 17, 9:30 a.m. to noon.
  • Colorado Lagoon (5200 E. Eliot St.), Wednesday, July 21, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Thursdays, July 8 and July 29, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Belmont Pool (4320 E. Olympic Plaza), Saturday, July 24, 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Effective immediately, the City will discontinue the mobile vaccination clinics at Grant Elementary School and Washington Middle School.

The City is continuing to encourage community members to get the COVID-19 vaccine, particularly as the Health Department has discovered that the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus is present in Long Beach and is of grave concern to unvaccinated individuals. There are a variety of ways eligible people can receive vaccines in Long Beach. For information about the City’s vaccination locations and hours of operation, visit longbeach.gov/vaxlb. Appointments are not required, but people interested in scheduling an appointment may do so by visiting the State’s vaccination portal, MyTurn.ca.gov, or by calling the California COVID-19 Hotline at 833.422.4255. 

More than 353,000 vaccines have been administered in Long Beach to date. Identifications are not required to receive a vaccine and all vaccines are administered free of charge and have been provided directly by the federal government.

For the latest information on COVID-19, with details on all that the City of Long Beach is doing to keep our residents safe, visit longbeach.gov/COVID19 and follow @LongBeachCity on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. People may also visit longbeach.gov/COVID19data for up-to-date information regarding cases and vaccines in Long Beach.

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