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Coronavirus vaccine appointments open Monday for San Bernardino County super site – San Bernardino County Sun

Vaccination appointment slots opened unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 29, for appointments at the Ontario Convention Center Thursday and Friday, Feb. 4 and 5.

While they last, appointments can be made for times between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. both days at https://sbcovid19.com/vaccine.

Each day, 200 appointments will be available.

The convention center is set to be open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., officials said.

Then, the race will be on at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, to book one of the 3,500 coronavirus vaccination appointments at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, San Bernardino County’s first vaccine super site.

County officials encourage people to book online at sbcovid19.com/vaccine.

Those who need assistance making an appointment can contact the county’s COVID-19 hotline beginning at 9 a.m. Monday at 909-387-3911.

Those eligible for the vaccine include county residents over 65 and front-line health care workers and emergency services professionals who live or work in the county.

Residents receiving an initial dose at the Tuesday, Feb. 2, Auto Club Speedway event will be able to immediately schedule an appointment to receive their second dose at a follow-up Speedway event March 2.

Appointments are expected to last about one hour, and people are asked to arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before their scheduled time. After being vaccinated, recipients will be monitored by medical staff to ensure they don’t have a negative reaction.

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